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 ...

(Left to right) Mike Lucio, hiring manager, Home Depot, St. Augustine, Fla.; Mark Reynolds, U.S. Marine veteran and delivery clerk, Home Depot; and Roger Jarriel, Skyline Transition Assistant Advisor, Florida. Courtesy photo
Florida TAA help to get Marine vet off the streets
April 17, 2015

Direction. Benefits. Compassion.’ is the TAA program’s motto, and one Transition Assistant Advisor recently showed c ...

Albert "Ed" Lewis, a former Florida National Guard Soldier, holds challenge coins presented to him by members of the 164th Air Defense Artillery Brigade and a photo of Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 265th Air Defense Artillery Regiment, April 10, 2015, in Ormond Beach, Fla. Lewis, 80, served in the predecessor unit to the 265th  - the 148th Anti-Aircraft Artillery - in the 1950s. The Soldiers in the photo are currently preparing for a deployment to Afghanistan. Photo by Master Sgt. Thomas Kielbasa
Florida’s 1-265th ADA honors former Guardsman and ‘air defender’
April 16, 2015

A deployed Florida Army National Guard air defense unit recently honored an Ormond Beach man who served as a Guardsman m ...

Florida National Guard Soldiers from the Lake City-based A Company, 53rd Brigade Special Troops Battalion, board a C-130 transport plane at Cecil Commerce Center for JRTC on April 9, 2015. Photo by Master Sgt. Thomas Kielbasa
53rd Soldiers depart for OPFOR mission at Ft. Polk
April 9, 2015

A group of Florida Army National Guard Soldiers left April 9 for a month-long exercise in Louisiana where they will help ...

FGO- Youth Symposium
2015 Youth Symposium open to FLNG teens during ‘Month of the Military Child’
April 6, 2015

To celebrate April as “Month of the Military Child” the Florida National Guard Family Programs office is hosting a Y ...

Gov. Rick Scott, Commander in Chief of the Florida National Guard, Maj. Gen. Emmett R. Titshaw Jr., outgoing Adjutant General of Florida, Maj. Gen. Michael A. Calhoun, incoming Adjutant General of Florida and Col. Mike A. Canzoneri, Commander of Troops, conduct the 'inspection of troops' during a Change of Command ceremony at the Camp Blanding Joint Training Center (CBJTC), Fla. parade field, Sunday, March 29, 2015. During the ceremony Calhoun assumed command from Titshaw, who retired after 45 years of service. Photo by Sgt. Spencer Rhodes
Maj. Gen. Calhoun assumes command of Florida National Guard
March 30, 2015

Maj. Gen. Emmett R. Titshaw Jr. relinquished command of the Florida National Guard (FLNG) to Maj. Gen. Michael A. Calhou ...

Florida Gov. Rick Scott and Mrs. Ann Scott present a State of Florida flag to Maj. Gen. Emmett Titshaw Jr. and Mrs. Gretchen Titshaw during a retirement ceremony at the World Golf Village in St. Augustine, Fla., March 28, 2015. Photo by Sgt. Spencer Rhodes, 107th MPAD
Outgoing Adjutant General Titshaw honored during retirement banquet
March 29, 2015

Hundreds of military leaders and dignitaries gathered at the World Golf Village on March 28 to pay tribute to the Guards ...

The Florida Air National Guard's 2015 Airmen of the Year at the St. Francis Barracks in St. Augustine, March 27, 2015. Pictured are Senior Airmen Robert Carlisto (left), Maj. Carl Wingard, Tech. Sgt. Jeffrey Holbrook, Master Sgt. Justin Woody, Senior Master Sgt. Robert Conner, Staff Sgt. Roberto Torres, and Tech. Sgt. Charlene Mateo-Morales. Photo by Master Sgt. Thomas Kielbasa
Florida honors Airmen of the Year for 2015
March 27, 2015

The Florida Air National Guard has recognized seven of its Airmen for embodying the Air Force core values over the past ...

Jerry Kerce, Camp Blanding Joint Training Center Integrated Pest Management Coordinator inspects pesticide application panels for research in Malaria Control. Camp Blanding's Natural Resources Conservation (NRC) program won first place in the Secretary of the Army Environmental Awards in the Natural Resources Conservation - Large Installation category. Courtesy photo
Camp Blanding efforts impact local species, garner international attention
March 26, 2015

One of the most important training sites in the region, Camp Blanding Joint Training Center (CBJTC) is also known for it ...