Lt. Col. Michael A. Stacks selected as Commander, 930th Digital Liaison Detachment
February 25, 2015

Lt. Col. Michael Stacks has been selected as commander for the 930th Digital Liaison Detachment headquartered in Homeste ...

Col. Joseph "Mickey" Duren waves goodbye during his retirement ceremony at the St. Francis Barracks, Feb. 20, 2015. Duren, who began his military career as an enlisted Soldier with the Florida Army National Guard in 1975, has served 40 years in various capacities with the state and nation. In September 2014 he retired as the State Quartermaster after 30 years as a State of Florida employee. Photo by Master Sgt. Thomas Kielbasa
Duren retires from Florida Army National Guard after 40-year career
February 25, 2015

Friends, retired military members, and Guardsmen gathered at the St. Francis Barracks on Feb. 20 to honor a long-serving ...

Florida Army National Guard's Maj. Peter Jennison and his son Morgan bring in a sailfish off the coast of Miami Beach, Fla., during a taping of the "Bass 2 Billfish" sport fishing show in late January. The Jennisons, along with host Peter Miller and the Get Lit Fishing Team, brought in seven sailfish during the saltwater fishing excursion. Photo by Mike Fineguerra
Guardsman tackles sport fishing on national television show
February 20, 2015

A National Guard Soldier will be featured on a nationally televised sport-fishing show this month, representing citizen- ...

Florida Guard pilot selected for National War College
February 11, 2015

Lt. Col. Paul Reedy from the 125th Fighter Wing has been selected to attend the National War College at Fort Lesley J. M ...

Seventeen Florida National Guard teams met at Camp Blanding Joint Training Center this past weekend to compete in the 2015 Adjutant General Rifle and Pistol match. Photo by Staff Sgt. Karen Kozub
FLNG units compete in TAG Rifle and Pistol match
February 9, 2015

Seventeen Florida National Guard teams met at Camp Blanding Joint Training Center this past weekend to compete in the 20 ...

FGO-Happy 68th FLANG
Florida Air National Guard – 68 years of service
February 9, 2015

Sixty-eight years ago the skies over Florida were ready for something new. Civilian and military pilots had been flying ...

Lt. Col. Elizabeth Evans (center) receives her lieutenant colonel rank from her parents during a promotion ceremony at the St. Francis Barracks, Jan. 29, 2015. Evans, commander of the Florida Army National Guard’s 53rd Brigade Special Troops Battalion, was recently named to the “Top 40 Under 40 Military Class of 2014” by Military Transition News. Photo by Debra Cox
53rd officer named as one of ‘Top 40 Under 40’ military personnel by Military Transition News
January 30, 2015

The commander of the Florida Army National Guard’s 53rd Brigade Special Troops Battalion was recently named to the “ ...

Adjutant General of Florida Maj. Gen. Emmett Titshaw Jr. prepares for his final ride in an F-15 Eagle at the 125th Fighter Wing in Jacksonville, Fla., Jan. 29, 2015. The 45-minute flight in the back seat of the Florida Air National Guard’s tactical jet ended more than four decades in the air for Titshaw, who has been flying military and commercial aircraft since the early ’70s. He will retire in March. Photo by Master Sgt. Thomas Kielbasa
Adjutant General takes to skies for final time as state’s top Airman
January 29, 2015

When the twin engines powered down on tail number 86-0181 on Thursday afternoon, you could feel a deep and sinking hum p ...

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 ...

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 ...