//   //  October 7, 2015

Found photos recovers proud lineage

Lowery found some archived issues of The Adjutant General’s Report and discovered a picture of Givens posed with his firing team and the Florida State Flag when they competed in 1966 in Camp Perry, Ohio.

 //   //  September 16, 2015

The Original Militia – Florida Guard Commemorates 450th Anniversary of First Muster

It was on this day, 450 years ago, that Menendez gathered the civilians of St. Augustine’s first settlement together and prepared them to defend their new community. The Florida National Guard recognizes that “First Muster” as the beginning of what is now the best National Guard in the country.

STARKE, FL- Staff Sgt Cody Burns, the first airmen to ever go through the Florida Army National Guard's Officer Candidate Program accepts the class Honor Graduate Award from The Adjutant General of Florida, Maj. General Michael Calhoun, Saturday, at the OCS graduation ceremony at Camp Blanding Joint Training Center. (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. Spencer Rhodes)
 //   //  August 24, 2015

Florida Airman achieves honor grad in Army OCS program

Spectators, family members and leaders from various commands all across the Florida Army National Guard filed into the Camp Blanding Joint Training Center Regional Training Institute’s gymnasium Saturday, for the graduation ceremony of Officer Candidate School Class 54.

 //   //  August 24, 2015

Hearon relinquishes command to Slayden

The Florida Army National Guard’s 164th Air Defense Artillery Brigade welcomed a new brigade commander during a large ceremony at the Camp Blanding Joint Training Center Parade Field, Friday, Aug. 7. Family, friends and dignitaries were present as Col. Matthew Hearon, outgoing commander of the 164th ADA Brigade, passed the organizational colors to incoming commander Col. Grant Slayden.

A practice rocket is fired out of a High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS) during 3rd Battalion 116th Field Artillery regiment’s Annual Training (AT) at Camp Blanding Joint Training Center (CBJTC), Tuesday, August 04. The 3-116th fired a total of 60, M28 practice rockets throughout the day and certified 16 launcher crews. U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Valeria M. Pete
 //   //  August 18, 2015

3-116th Field Artillery Fires HIMARS

A blast that echoed throughout Camp Blanding Joint Training Center (CBJTC) was heard multiple times throughout the day as the 3rd Battalion, 116th Field Artillery (FA) Regiment fired a total of 60 M28 practice rockets, Tuesday, August 4.