News from the Oklahoma National Guard

Oklahoma National Guard distributes supplies to Louisiana Citizens
September 14, 2021
Sgt. 1st Class Charles Spalding (left), a platoon sergeant with the 3120th Engineer Company, and Spc. Terrelle Bowens (right), a signal support systems specialist with the 205th Signal Company, both members of the Oklahoma Army National Guard, distribute supplies to citizens at a point of distribution site in Reserve, Louisiana, Sept. 5, 2021. The Oklahoma National Guard is operating 13 PODs across seven parishes that supply local families with tarps, meals ready to eat, ice and water as part of Hurricane Ida relief efforts. (Oklahoma National Guard photo by Senior Airman Alex Kaelke)

Oklahoma Guard distributing critical supplies to Louisianans
September 14, 2021
Sgt. Stephen Bruke, a Mustang, Oklahoma resident and Oklahoma Army National Guard, hands out water at a point of distribution site in Gramercy, Louisiana, Sept. 4. . The Oklahoma National Guard operates 13 PODs across seven parishes that supply local families with tarps, meals ready to eat, ice and water. (Oklahoma National Guard photo by Cpl. Reece Heck)

Oklahoma’s 63rd Civil Support Team bids farewell to company commander, welcome a new leader
September 2, 2021
Oklahoma National Guard Maj. Barrett Alexander (left),  incoming commander with the 63rd CST,  receives the unit guidon from Col. Lars Ostervold (right), commander of the 90th Troop Command, during a change of command ceremony at the Oklahoma City Memorial and Museum, Sept. 1.  The passing of the guidon signifies the formal transfer of authority and responsibility of the unit to the new commander.

Oklahoma Guardsmen earning US citizenship
August 12, 2021
Spc. Stephen Ezenwosu and Pfc. Isadora Desrochers, medics with Headquarter Company, 1st Battalion 279th Infantry Regiment, 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, train at the National Training Center near Fort Irwin, CA, July 2021. Ezenwosu and Desrochers joined the OKNG on their path to become U.S. citizens. (Oklahoma Army National Guard photo by Spc. Caleb Stone)

Oklahoma National Guard mothers, sons serve together
August 9, 2021
Lt. Col. Tanya Roland and her son, Sgt. Paul Roland, serve together in the 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team during a rotation at the National Training Center in Fort Irwin, California, July 11, 2021.

137th SOLRS conducts fuels training with 1st SOW
August 4, 2021
Men move a fuel hose back onto a truck

Oklahoma Army Guard Soldiers test their resiliency at NTC
August 2, 2021
Soldiers with the 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Oklahoma Army National Guard, move through the desert during a live-fire exercise at the National Training Center in Fort Irwin, California, July 24, 2021.

Joint Training Reinforces Cyber Defense
July 27, 2021
Capt. Danny Sluscharuk, Defense Cyber Operations Element chief with the Oklahoma National Guard defensive cyber operations team, shakes hands with Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation Lt. Michael Dean, director of the OSBI Fusion Center, during Cyber Shield 2021 at the Norman Armed Forces Reserve Center, Norman, Oklahoma, July 21, 2021. Cyber Shield 21 focused on working in collaboration with state agencies to identify and defend against cyber threats that compromise local and national security. (Oklahoma National Guard photo by Sgt. 1st Class Mireilie Merilice-Roberts)

Frazer becomes first woman to lead combat company in 45th IBCT
July 13, 2021
Capt. Marissa Frazer returns the Bravo Battery guidon to 1st Sgt. Benjamin Dunlap during a change of command ceremony at the National Guard armory in Holdenville, Oklahoma, July 9. Frazer assumed command of Bravo Battery, 1st Battalion, 160th Field Artillery Regiment, 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Oklahoma Army National Guard, as the first female commander of a combat arms unit in the 45th IBCT. (Oklahoma National Guard photo by Sgt. 1st Class Mireille Merilice)

A COVID Story with CW3 Julio Dominguez
July 1, 2021

Video by Staff Sgt. Reece Heck
Oklahoma Guard conducts annual Mechanic of the Year competition
Oklahoma National Guard
Feb. 7, 2024 | 1:36
Oklahoma Army National Guardsmen gathered to test their mechanical skills at the third annual Mechanic of the Year competition held at the Combined Support Maintenance Shop in Norman, Oklahoma, Feb. 7, 2024. (Oklahoma National Guard video by Staff Sgt. Reece Heck)

CG Information:
Chief Warrant Officer 4 Rocky Anderson
President of the Mechanic of the Year Board
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