News from the Oklahoma National Guard

219th Engineering Installation Squadron Stays Mission Ready With Tower Rescue Training
June 6, 2023
Cable and antenna system technician Airmen with the 219th Engineering Installation Squadron watch as their colleagues scale an antenna tower at Tulsa Air National Guard Base, Okla., June 3, 2023. This training is crucial to the wing mission to ensure Airmen safety and preparedness for future missions. (U.S. Air National Guard Photo by Airman 1st Class Addison Barnes Released)

137th SOW Airmen unite for wing change of command
June 4, 2023
a crowd of airmen stand in orderly formation for a change of command

137th SOCF redesignated as squadron
May 31, 2023
two people hold out guidons during a ceremony with onlookers

WWII Thunderbird turns 100
May 30, 2023
The custom box presented to Laurence “Sparky” Rector, a World War II veteran of the 45th Infantry Division at his 100th birthday party in  Mexico, N.Y., on May 27, presented by the Oklahoma Army National Guard's 45th Infantry Brigade. Rector fought through Europe with the 45th Division and  went on to be a successful wrestling coach and a beloved member of his community after the war. (New York National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Matthew Gunther)

OKGuard Recruiting to offer ASVAB prep courses
May 30, 2023
ASBAB prep graphic

Oklahoma Guard’s Civil Support Team assists local first responders in full-scale exercise
May 26, 2023
Oklahoma Army National Guardsman Staff Sgt. Willard Casey, member of the 63rd Civil Support Team, examines possible hazardous material during a training exercise May 23, 2023 in Weatherford, Oklahoma. In a joint effort to enhance emergency response capabilities, the Oklahoma National Guard's 63rd CST collaborated with local first responders during a full-scale exercise held in Custer and Washita County and the City of Weatherford, May 23-25, 2023. The comprehensive exercise provided an invaluable opportunity for all participants to enhance their coordination, communication, and response capabilities. (Oklahoma National Guard photo by Leanna Maschino)

1st Battalion, 160th Field Artillery Regiment hosts 2nd Annual family day, live-fire demonstration
May 24, 2023
Staff Sgt. Lyndell Shawnee, a member of the 1st Battalion, 160th Field Artillery Regiment, 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team shows his three daughters around an M119 howitzer after a family day live-fire demonstration on May 20, 2023 at Fort Sill, Oklahoma. The event was hosted by his unit in order to strengthen the bonds between the unit’s Soldiers and their families. (Oklahoma National Guard photo by Pfc. Anthony Ackah-Mensah)

How the Heck do you run properly
May 24, 2023
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TF Tomahawk finishes post mobilization training, departs overseas
May 22, 2023
TF Tomahawk Heads Overseas

Oklahoma NG hosts Wellness Day event
May 17, 2023
Col. Lindy I. White, divison chief, health and wellness, delivers opening remarks during the Oklahoma National Guard Health and Wellness Event at the Armed Forces Reserve Center, Norman, Okla., 09 May, 2023. The health and wellness event focused on the five pillars of health; physical, occupational, social, spiritual and financial wellness.  (Oklahoma National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Mireille Merilice-Roberts)

Video by Leanna Maschino
Recognizing Memorial Day with Maj. Gen. Thomas H. Mancino
Oklahoma National Guard
May 25, 2023 | 3:05
This Memorial Day, we want to recognize our Fallen Service members and their families. Your sacrifice will never be forgotten.