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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 ...

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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 ...

A member of the 124th Infantry Regiment watches the perimeter while his unit sets up mortars in lanes training during the XCTC training at Camp Blanding Joint Training Center, Fla., July 15, 2014. Photo by Major David Ross
Infantry training intensifies with first day of OPFOR roleplayers
July 15, 2014

Florida Army National Guard Infantry Soldiers completed the first major day of training of the eXportable Combat Trainin ...

Florida National Guard ADA Soldiers wait for friendly aircraft to clear the area in order to engage an enemy UAS conducting aerial surveillance at JRTC, recently. Courtesy photo
Florida’s 3-265th ADA conducts training at Joint Readiness Training Center (JRTC)
July 15, 2014

In June 2014, Soldiers from 3rd Battalion, 256th Air Defense Artillery Regiment, commanded by Capt. Ken Mays, supported ...

Contractors from XCTC watch as Pfc. Calin Stewart of C Company, 2nd Battalion, 124th Infantry Regiment, sites his M-249 light machine gun using electronic sensors and equipment at Camp Blanding Joint Training Center, Fla., July 12, 2014. More than 4,500 Infantry Soldiers from the Florida Army National Guard were at Camp Blanding in late July for the XCTC training. Photo by Master Sgt. Thomas Kielbasa
Florida Army Guard Infantry training revs up at Camp Blanding with XCTC
July 12, 2014

The year’s largest training event for the Florida Army National Guard is taking place in North-Central Florida, as Sol ...

125th Fighter Wing Vice Commander Col. Robert Wetzel speaks with members of the community during the "Friends of the Florida Air National Guard Day" on July 10, 2014 at the 125th Fighter Wing, Jacksonville Fla. Photo by Technical Sgt. Jaclyn Lyons
Fighter Wing hosts community leaders during base tour
July 11, 2014

By Tech. Sgt. Jacyln Lyons 125th Fighter Wing JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (July 11, 2014) — A “Friends of FANG” event w ...

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Substance abuse program and training available for Florida Soldiers
July 11, 2014

National Guard Soldiers seeking help for alcohol or substance abuse have an option to get assistance without ruining the ...

Florida Air National Guard cleanup at the Pinehurst and San Sebastian Cemeteries in St. Augustine, Fla., May 24, 2014. Photo by Master Sgt. Thomas Kielbasa
Guardsmen ‘Restore Respect’ to veterans during cemetery project
July 9, 2014

Time and neglect may have ravaged one of Florida’s oldest African-American cemeteries, but a group of National Guard A ...

Retiring Maj. Gen. James D. Tyre, who served concurrently as the commander of the Florida Army National Guard and Assistant Adjutant General of Florida for Army, stands at attention during a retirement and military ceremony at the historic St. Francis Barracks, June 27, 2014. Tyre, a native of Live Oak, Fla., served in the Florida National Guard for more than 45 years. Photo by Master Sgt. Thomas Kielbasa
Commander of the Florida Army National Guard Maj. Gen. Tyre retires after 45-year military career
June 27, 2014

Maj. Gen. James “Don” Tyre, who served concurrently as the commander of the Florida Army National Guard and Assistan ...