Army Spc. Aaron Greichunos, a Soldier with the 38th Explosive Ordinance Disposal Unit from Ft. Stewart, Ga., collects information and evidence during a simulated explosive lab reconnaissance at Camp Blanding Joint Training Center Thursday, during the annual Raven’s Challenge training event. Greichunos and his unit had the opportunity to work the training scenario along side the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office Bomb Squad, increasing interoperability between military and civilian EOD counterparts. Photo by Sgt. Spencer Rhodes
Raven’s Challenge brings EOD experts to Camp Blanding
May 21, 2015

The 2015 Raven’s Challenge, an annually conducted interoperability training and information sharing exercise between v ...

Senior Master Sgt. Alison Allwine of the 125th Fighter Wing (left) and Command Sgt. Maj. Marshall Smith, joint directorate of military support command sergeant major, review an array of Florida National Guard forces during the 2015 hurricane exercise in St. Augustine, Fla. Photo by Maj. Tammy Spicer
Florida National Guard prepares for 2015 hurricane season
May 21, 2015

While weather experts are predicting a “less active” hurricane season this year, the Florida National Guard is prepa ...

50th RSG Commander Col. Peter Kaye passes the 930th DLD colors to Col. Michael Stacks during a military ceremony in Homestead, Fla., May 2, 2015. Photo by 1st Lt. Aria Rojas
Col. Michael A. Stacks – Florida’s newest colonel
May 15, 2015

The South Florida weather was particularly spectacular on May 2 as the men and women of the 50th Regional Support Group ...

Family members pin the silver star rank on newly promoted Brig. Gen. Thomas Cucchi, during a military ceremony at the St. Francis Barracks in downtown St. Augustine, Fla., May 8, 2015. Photo by Master Sgt. Thomas Kielbasa
Air Guard Chief of Staff Cucchi promoted to brigadier general during St. Augustine ceremony
May 8, 2015

The Florida Air National Guard’s Chief of Staff officially pinned on his silver stars May 8 to become the newest gener ...

A 260th MI Soldier focuses on proper push-up form during the FLARNG Physical Readiness Workshop. Photo by Staff Sgt. Carmen Steinbach
Physical Readiness mission takes precedence at 260th Military Intelligence Battalion Annual Training
May 8, 2015

Forty Soldiers from the 260th Military Intelligence (MI) Battalion participated in the FLARNG Physical Readiness Worksho ...

Head Coach and Florida Guardsman Capt. Roye Locklear (right) watches as members of the All Army Men’s Soccer team practice drills during training in Jacksonville, Fla., May 5, 2015. Photo by Master Sgt. Thomas Kielbasa
Florida Guardsman sets goal of leading Army soccer team to gold
May 6, 2015

A Florida National Guard Soldier is looking to bring home gold for the Army, as he leads the U.S. Army Men’s Soccer te ...

3-116th Soldiers practice a medical evacuation during REDLEG CHALLENGE in April 2015. Photo by CW3 Wayne Hilton
‘Every second counts’ during 3-116th REDLEG CHALLENGE
May 4, 2015

In a grassy field still wet with morning dew, six Soldiers feverishly pound out pushup after pushup as six graders, illu ...

Newly appointed Senior Enlisted Advisor for the Florida National Guard, Command Sgt. Maj. Jeffrey Young looks out at the formation after returning the noncommissioned officers' sword to Master Sgt. James Reid during a change of responsibility ceremony May 3 at Saint Francis Barracks. As senior enlisted advisor, it is Young's responsibility to advise the Adjutant General of Florida, Maj. Gen. Michael Calhoun on issues affecting enlisted Soldiers and Airmen within the organization. Photo by 107th MPAD
Florida National Guard holds change of responsibility ceremony
May 4, 2015

The Florida Guard held a change of responsibility ceremony May 3 on Patriot Field in front of St. Francis Barracks.

Adjutant General of Florida Maj. Gen. Michael Calhoun (right) presents a plaque on behalf of the Guyana Defence Force to St. Augustine Beach Police Chief Robert Hardwick on April 30, 2015, in St. Augustine Beach, Fla. The Florida National Guard's State Partnership Program (SPP) helped facilitate the transfer of more than $1 million in radio equipment between two Florida Law enforcement agencies and the Guyana Defense Force in South America. Photo by Master Sgt. Thomas Kielbasa
Florida National Guard brings Florida law enforcement and Guyana together for communications equipment exchange
April 30, 2015

In 2013, Soldiers working with the Florida National Guard’s State Partnership Program (SPP) noticed that some of the n ...

(From left to right) Lt. Col Betsy Evans, 2nd Lt. Ludmila Pereira, Sgt. Roshawn Siggal, Spc. Tanisha Hall-Anderson, Sgt. 1st Class Norticia Everett and Command Sgt. Maj. Virgil L. Robinson stand together after an awards ceremony recognizing Pereira, Siggal, Hall-Anderson and Everett for their selfless service after responding to a civilian car accident at the Armed Forces Reserve Center, Pinellas Park, Fla April 18, 2015. (Photo by Sgt. Melissa Johnson)
Soldiers recognized for selfless service when responding to civilian car accident
April 23, 2015

Soldiers from Company B, 53rd Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 53rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, were recognized durin ...