The Florida Employer Support of The Guard and Reserve (ESGR) Freedom Award nominees sign the ESGR’s Statement of Support, pledging their continued support to service members of Florida. The top employers in the State of Florida were honored during a ceremony hosted by the ESGR Friday, Aug. 8, 2014 at the Renaissance Hotel in Orlando, Fla. Photo by Staff Sgt. Valeria M. Pete
Patriotic employers recognized by ESGR
August 19, 2014

Behind many Guardsmen and Reservists are dedicated and patriotic employers. The top supporters were recognized for their ...

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 ...

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 ...

The Florida Army National Guard's146th ESB participates in  “Operation Vigilant Peacekeeper 2014” in Indiana recently. Courtesy photo
146th ESB hones commo skills during ‘Vigilant Peacekeeper 2014’
August 13, 2014

Signal Strong!” shouted the 146th Expeditionary Signal Battalion (ESB) as they prepared to assist with humanitarian ai ...

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 ...

Camp Blanding Business and Industry Day 2014
July 23, 2014

Nearly 30 business and Industry leaders from the North Florida area enjoyed an inside look at what Camp Blanding Joint T ...

Gun 7 of A Battery 2/116th Field Artillery fire the 105 millimeter Howitzer in the live fire exercise during the XCTC training at Camp Blanding Joint Training Center, Fla., July 18, 2014. More than 4,500 personnel were at Camp Blanding in late July for the XCTC training. Photo by Major David Ross
Artillerymen shoot for Top Gun
July 22, 2014

Story by Staff Sgt. Aidana Baez 53rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team CAMP BLANDING JOINT TRAINING CENTER (July 22, 2014) - ...

A Welcome Return for the 290th JCSS
July 18, 2014

A buzz of activity gathered around Gate C at the Tampa International Airport yesterday evening, erupted into a deafening ...

Medics from Headquarters Company, 2nd Battalion, 124th Infantry Regiment, assess a simulated casualty during PHTLS, TC3, PEARS, & BLS training in Orlando, Fla., June 22, 2014. Photo by Staff Sgt. Erik Spong.
Florida Army Guard Medics master the skills needed to save lives on the battlefield
July 16, 2014

For the first time the Florida Army National Guard has been able to provide a specific type of trauma training to its Co ...