News from the Oklahoma National Guard

OK Air National Guard aircraft crashes, pilot unharmed
March 23, 2022

Oklahoma National Guard’s Family Program Office announces Month of the Military Child activities
March 22, 2022
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OKNG visits Azerbaijan as part of State Partnership Program
March 21, 2022
Members of the Oklahoma National Guard and the Azerbaijan Peacekeeping Brigade gather for a group photo at the conclusion of a joint partnership strategic planning and unit training management event March 3, 2022, in Baku, Azerbaijan. This is the beginning of a doctrinal training plan the Oklahoma National Guard is preparing for the Azerbaijan Peacekeeping Brigade intended to cover military decision making processes.

137th SOW Airmen partner with OKARNG in State Partnership Program
March 18, 2022
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Oklahoma National Guardsmen compete for the title of best warrior
March 8, 2022
Oklahoma Army National Guard Soldier Spc. David Jeffrey, from San Jose, Costa Rica, and a member of 1st Squadron, 180th Calvary Regiment, 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, crosses the finish line of the 12-mile ruck march during the Best Warrior Competition at Camp Gruber Training Center, Oklahoma, March 6, 2022. (Oklahoma National Guard photo by Spc. Danielle Rayon)

National Guardsmen support civil authorities in large-scale illegal marijuana eradication operation
February 25, 2022
An Oklahoma Army National Guard Soldier cuts marijuana plants during a multi-agency operation led by the Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics at a illegal grow location in the southern region of Oklahoma, Feb. 22, 2022. At the request of Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics, through the Oklahoma Office of Emergency Management, Governor Kevin Stitt authorized the Oklahoma National Guard to activate Guard members to provide manpower and logistics support and to provide expertise in the identification of hazardous materials associated with the seizure of a number of illegal or unregistered marijuana grow operations. (Oklahoma National Guard Photo By Sgt. 1st Class mireille Merilice-Roberts)

137th CTF teaches land nav skills during MST training
February 17, 2022
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137th CTF teaches land nav skills during MST training
February 17, 2022
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Three AFSOC wings participate in combat control training at WRANGB
February 16, 2022
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Oklahoma National Guard unit receives Meritorious Unit Commendation
February 11, 2022
Oklahoma National Guard Capt. Coleton Crockett, commander of Alpha Company 777, 345th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 90th Troop Command, salutes at a ceremony to award the unit a Meritorious Unit Commendation at the Armed Forces Readiness Center, Okmulgee, Oklahoma, Feb. 5, 2022. The unit was awarded the commendation in recognition of their accomplishments during their 2016-2017 deployment to Kuwait in support of Operations Inherent Resolve, Spartan Shield, and Freedom’s Sentinel. (Oklahoma National Guard photo by Spc. Danielle Rayon)

Video by Pfc. Anthony Ackah-Mensah
Oklahoma Army National Guard Soldiers compete in the Sergeant Major’s Match and Governors Twenty Marksmanship Competition
Oklahoma National Guard
Sept. 15, 2023 | 1:06
The Oklahoma Army National Guard’s top marksmen were locked, loaded and aimed for excellence for the Sergeant Major’s Match and Governor’s Twenty marksmanship competition, Sept. 14-17.

The competitions consisted of accuracy matches on the M4 carbine and the M17 pistol, and tests a Citizen-Soldier’s ability to shoot from various positions and distances, taking them out of their comfort zone.

The Sergeant Major’s Match includes closer targets, faster reloading, and more weapons manipulation. The Governor’s Twenty focuses more on long-distance precision and accuracy.