44th Civil Support Team's Senior Airman Harold Hughes. Photo by Master Sgt. Thomas Kielbasa
Florida Guardsman honors fallen ‘brother’ with service on civil support team
October 16, 2014

While Florida’s civil support community has refused to forget their fallen comrades, one Airman is actually rememberin ...

Sgt. 1st Class Shaun Ausborn of the Florida Army National Guard’s D Battery, 3rd Battalion, 265th Air Defense Artillery Regiment, shows where he hopes to create a sustainable community fruit and vegetable garden on the acre of land adjacent to his unit’s motor pool on 13th Avenue East in Bradenton, Fla. Photo by Master Sgt. Thomas Kielbasa
Bradenton Soldier hopes to grow support for community garden near armory
October 16, 2014

If Sgt. 1st Class Shaun Ausborn has his way, the small, unused grassy area behind the National Guard armory in Bradenton ...

Airmen from the Florida Air National Guard's 159th Weather Flight take part in a training exercise at Camp Blanding Joint Training Center, Oct. 4, 2014. Photo by Master Sgt. Thomas Kielbasa
Weather specialists collaborate with Cyber Transport for field weather forecast
October 7, 2014

Florida Air National Guardsmen joined forces to forecast field weather conditions during a field training exercise Oct. ...

Florida Air National Guard Airmen take part in the 202nd RED HORSE Squadron equipment parade during the unit's family day at Camp Blanding Joint Training Center, Oct. 4, 2014. Photo by Master Sgt. Thomas Kielbasa
RED HORSE saddles up for large ‘short’ parade at Camp Blanding
October 6, 2014

The Florida Air National Guard’s premier heavy engineering unit held what might have been one of the largest “shorte ...

Airmen from the 125th Fighter Wing’s Civil Engineering Squadron pose in front of their firetruck while taking part in the Triennial Airport Disaster Exercise held at Jacksonville International Airport (JIA) on Oct. 1, 2014. Photo by Master Sgt. Jaclyn Lyons
Florida Guard Airmen take part in disaster response drill at JIA
October 2, 2014

By Master Sgt. Thomas Kielbasa Florida National Guard Public Affairs JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (Oct. 2, 2014) – The Florida A ...

Brig. Gen. James Eifert (left) congratulates an Airman who graduated from the Battlefield Weather Initial Qualification Training (BWIQT) Course during a ceremony at Camp Blanding Joint Training Center, Sept. 27, 2014. Photo by Master Sgt. Thomas Kielbasa
Sixteen Airmen graduate from final Army-focused ‘Battlefield Weather’ course in Florida
September 30, 2014

By Master Sgt. Thomas Kielbasa Florida National Guard Public Affairs STARKE, Fla. (Sept. 27, 2014) – A multi-service c ...

A Soldier from the Florida Army National Guard's 53rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team (IBCT) provides security as part of field exercise practicing dropzone establishment during the Pathfinder Course at Camp Blanding Joint Training Center, Fla., Sept. 24, 2014. In the background, Pathfinder instructors and other students discuss the procedures for setting up a Ground Marked Release System (GMRS) dropzone. Photo by Master Sgt. Thomas Kielbasa
Florida and Wisconsin Guard Soldiers complete Pathfinder course at Camp Blanding
September 26, 2014

By Master Sgt. Thomas Kielbasa Florida National Guard Public Affairs All photos of Sept. 24 training on Flickr photostre ...

Pvt. Alecia Calloway is one of the newest members of the Florida Army National Guard. On Aug. 27 Calloway - a widow of an Army Soldier -  took the Oath of Enlistment at the Military Entrance Processing Station (MEPS) in Jacksonville, joining the Florida Army National Guard’s 2153rd Finance Detachment. Photo by Master Sgt. Thomas Kielbasa
Widow of fallen Soldier joins Florida Army National Guard
September 10, 2014

Nearly eight years ago Alecia Calloway was given a neatly folded American Flag at a military funeral.

Florida Army National Guard chaplains swearing in to the Chaplain Corps, in St. Augustine, Fla., Aug. 22, 2014. Photo by Master Sgt. Thomas Kielbasa
Florida Army Guard welcomes two new chaplains
August 28, 2014

The Florida Army National Guard welcomed two of its newest chaplains recently, helping ensure a strong chaplain corps fo ...

A Florida Army National Guard Black Hawk helicopter lands during the XCTC training event at Camp Blanding in July. Courtesy photo
Florida aviators train during summer XCTC event
August 27, 2014

The 1-111th General Support Aviation Brigade (GSAB) joined forces with the Tennessee National Guard and Air Force units ...