Director of the Air National Guard Lt. Gen. Stanley Clarke (right) meets with Airmen at the 125th Fighter Wing in Jacksonville during a tour of the Florida Air National Guard facilities, Aug. 20, 2014. Photo by Master Sgt. Thomas Kielbasa
Director of Air National Guard Clarke visits 125th Fighter Wing
August 20, 2014

Director of the Air National Guard Lt. Gen. Stanley Clarke visited the 125th Fighter Wing Wednesday, meeting with Airmen ...

Adjutant General of Florida Maj. Gen. Emmett Titshaw Jr. (left) and Leslie Branyon pin two-star rank on Maj. Gen. Robert Branyon during a promotion ceremony at the St. Francis Barracks, Aug. 15, 2014. Photo by Master Sgt. Thomas Kielbasa
Florida Air Guard’s Branyon promoted to major general during headquarters’ ceremony
August 17, 2014

An Air Force general officer with more than 30 years of military service received his second star on Aug. 15, as former ...

Graduates of the Florida Army National Guard Officer Candidate School (OCS) Class 53 take the Oath of Office during a graduation ceremony at Camp Blanding Joint Training Center, Fla., Aug. 16, 2014. Photo by Master Sgt. Thomas Kielbasa
Florida’s newest leaders graduate from Officer Candidate program
August 17, 2014

Fourteen Soldiers pinned the gold bars of second lieutenant on their uniforms during a formal military ceremony at Camp ...

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Florida Army National Guard officers to graduate Saturday during Camp Blanding ceremony
August 13, 2014

STARKE, Fla. (Aug. 13, 2014) – Fourteen officer candidates of the Florida Army National Guard will graduate as the sta ...

Construction and Facility Management Officer Lt. Col. Mark Widener (right) and Project Officer Maj. Elizabeth Evans discuss the progress of the Miramar Readiness Center construction project in South Florida, Aug. 8, 2014. Photo by Lt. Col. James Evans
South Florida readiness center hits milestone for construction
August 12, 2014

The Florida National Guard’s newest facility is one step closer to completion, following a ceremony last week to place ...

A member of the 124th Infantry Regiment watches the perimeter while his unit sets up mortars in lanes training during the XCTC training at Camp Blanding Joint Training Center, Fla., July 15, 2014. Photo by Major David Ross
Infantry training intensifies with first day of OPFOR roleplayers
July 15, 2014

Florida Army National Guard Infantry Soldiers completed the first major day of training of the eXportable Combat Trainin ...

Contractors from XCTC watch as Pfc. Calin Stewart of C Company, 2nd Battalion, 124th Infantry Regiment, sites his M-249 light machine gun using electronic sensors and equipment at Camp Blanding Joint Training Center, Fla., July 12, 2014. More than 4,500 Infantry Soldiers from the Florida Army National Guard were at Camp Blanding in late July for the XCTC training. Photo by Master Sgt. Thomas Kielbasa
Florida Army Guard Infantry training revs up at Camp Blanding with XCTC
July 12, 2014

The year’s largest training event for the Florida Army National Guard is taking place in North-Central Florida, as Sol ...

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Substance abuse program and training available for Florida Soldiers
July 11, 2014

National Guard Soldiers seeking help for alcohol or substance abuse have an option to get assistance without ruining the ...

Florida Air National Guard cleanup at the Pinehurst and San Sebastian Cemeteries in St. Augustine, Fla., May 24, 2014. Photo by Master Sgt. Thomas Kielbasa
Guardsmen ‘Restore Respect’ to veterans during cemetery project
July 9, 2014

Time and neglect may have ravaged one of Florida’s oldest African-American cemeteries, but a group of National Guard A ...

Retiring Maj. Gen. James D. Tyre, who served concurrently as the commander of the Florida Army National Guard and Assistant Adjutant General of Florida for Army, stands at attention during a retirement and military ceremony at the historic St. Francis Barracks, June 27, 2014. Tyre, a native of Live Oak, Fla., served in the Florida National Guard for more than 45 years. Photo by Master Sgt. Thomas Kielbasa
Commander of the Florida Army National Guard Maj. Gen. Tyre retires after 45-year military career
June 27, 2014

Maj. Gen. James “Don” Tyre, who served concurrently as the commander of the Florida Army National Guard and Assistan ...