164th Air Defense Artillery Brigade's Command Sgt. Maj. William Keefer (center) poses with the brigade's Soldier and NCO of the Year Spc. Cesario Ramirez (left) and Sgt. Robert E. Morgan (right) on Jan. 11, 2015. Photo by Sgt. Charles Harden, HHD, 254th Transportation Battalion
164th ADA selects Soldier and NCO of Year for brigade
January 26, 2015

Soldiers from across the state joined their peers at the Callaway Armed Forces Reserve Center (CAFRC) in West Palm Beach ...

The Military Affairs Committee Meet & Greet honoring the 50th Regional Support Group (RSG), Jan. 9, 2015. Courtesy photo
50th RSG honored at Homestead event
January 21, 2015

The Military Affairs Committee Meet & Greet honoring the 50th Regional Support Group (RSG) was held at the Homestead Air ...

A brick bearing the names of three Soldiers who helped create the Florida Air National Guard's 290th Joint Communications Support Squadron (JCSS) is placed during a dedication ceremony at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., Jan. 13, 2015. Maj. Ralph Herman, Sgt. Maj. James Dixon, and Lt. Col. George Mattar were killed in plane crash on Jan. 13, 1982, when the Soldiers were leaving Washington International Airport on Air Florida Flight 90. Photo by Master Sgt. Thomas Kielbasa
Airmen recognize ‘82 plane crash victims for contributions to Florida Air National Guard
January 15, 2015

Thirty-three years after a tragic airplane crash in Washington D.C. took the lives of 78 people, the Florida Air Nationa ...

Capt. Mary Ford (center) passes the 856th Quartermaster guidon during the change of command ceremony on Jan. 10, 2015, in Immokalee, Fla. Courtesy photo
856th Quartermaster welcomes new commander
January 15, 2015

The Soldiers and families of the 856th Quartermaster Support Company bid farewell to their commander 1st Lt. Hector Cerr ...

Adjutant General of Florida Maj. Gen. Emmett Titshaw Jr. (left) joins outgoing commander of the 53rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team Col. Mike Canzoneri (center) and incoming commander Col. Ralph Ribas during the unit's change of command ceremony on Jan. 10, 2015, in Pinellas Park, Fla. Photo by Master Sgt. Thomas Kielbasa
Ribas takes command of 53rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team
January 10, 2015

Col. Ralph Ribas assumed command of the 53rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team (IBCT) during a ceremony Jan. 10 at the C.W. B ...

Rupert Metzrogh, a German POW held at Camp Blanding Joint Training Center towards the end of World War II attended the 75th anniversary ceremony on Jan. 10, 2015, to pay homage to what he calls his "alma mater." Photo by Sgt. Lindsey Morgan.
Camp Blanding celebrates a rich 75-year history
January 10, 2015

Florida National Guard Airmen, Soldiers, veterans and community members celebrated the 75th anniversary of Camp Blanding ...

Gov. Scott announces Brig. Gen. Michael A. Calhoun will serve as next Adjutant General
January 8, 2015

On Jan. 7 Governor Scott announced that Brig. Gen. Michael A. Calhoun will become the Adjutant General of Florida. The c ...

Soldiers from the Florida Army National Guard's 2nd Battalion, 116th Field Artillery Regiment, fire a 105-mm howitzer during the inauguration ceremony for Florida Governor Rick Scott at the Old Capitol in Tallahassee, Fla., Jan. 6, 2015. Fifeteen Soldiers from the unit provided a 19-gun salute seconds after Gov. Scott took the oath of office to begin his second term. Photo by Master Sgt. Thomas Kielbasa
National Guard supports Florida governor’s inauguration events
January 7, 2015

The Florida National Guard truly made the most noise at the Old Capitol in downtown Tallahassee on Jan. 6, as Soldiers a ...

Soldiers from the Florida National Guard's 83rd Troop Command stand at parade rest during the Change of Command Ceremony in Tallahassee, Florida, Dec. 13, 2014. Photo by Sgt. Lindsey Morgan
83rd Troop Command welcomes new commander
December 18, 2014

The Florida National Guard’s 83rd Troop Command said farewell to Army Brig. Gen. Michael Calhoun and welcomed new comm ...

Staff Sgt. Paul Anderson with the Florida Army National Guard's 2-111th Aviation Regiment’s Airfield Operations Battalion stands in front of an Air Traffic Navigation Integration and Coordination System (ATNAVICS) at Camp Blanding Joint Training Center, Fla., Dec. 16, 2014. Anderson has been selected as the Army Aviation Association of America’s “Air Traffic Control Technician of the Year” for 2014. Photo by Master Sgt. Thomas Kielbasa
Florida National Guard aviation Soldier named ‘Air Traffic Control Technician of the Year’
December 18, 2014

A Florida National Guard Soldier is being recognized by the Army Aviation community for his diligence in making sure hel ...