News from the Oklahoma National Guard

Oklahoma National Guard celebrates African American History Month
February 1, 2021
Black History Month Poster from Defense Equal Opportunity Management Institute.

45th Infantry Brigade Thunderbirds at the Capitol
January 21, 2021
An American flag and thunderbird patch are displayed on the uniform of a U.S. Soldier with the Oklahoma National Guard while providing security near the U.S. Capitol building, Washington, D.C., Jan. 20, 2021. At least 25,000 National Guard men and women have been authorized to conduct security, communication and logistical missions in support of federal and District authorities leading up and through the 59th Presidential Inauguration. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Rebecca Imwalle)

Air National Guard: Defending America on the Capitol Grounds
January 20, 2021
A U.S. Airman with the Oklahoma National Guard provides updates to his team while providing security near the U.S. Capitol building, Washington, D.C., Jan. 20, 2021. At least 25,000 National Guard men and women have been authorized to conduct security, communication and logistical missions in support of federal and District authorities leading up and through the 59th Presidential Inauguration. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Rebecca Imwalle)

“Brothers” in Arms: Serving at the Capitol
January 19, 2021
Oklahoma Army National Guard members and brothers Sgt. Kade Silvers, right, and Sgt. Korbin Silvers, both of Enid, Oklahoma, pose at the U.S. Capitol building before beginning their shift monitoring the inner ring of security around the Capitol, Jan. 19, 2021. At least 25,000 National Guard men and women have been authorized to conduct security, communication and logistical missions in support of federal and District authorities leading up to and through the 59th Presidential Inauguration. (U.S. National Guard photo by Sgt. Anthony Jones)

More National Guard troops head to DC for inaugural support
January 14, 2021
Virginia Army National Guard Soldiers assigned to Bravo Troop, 2nd Squadron, 183rd Cavalry Regiment, 116th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, stand guard Jan. 11, 2021, in Washington, D.C. National Guard Soldiers and Airmen from multiple states have traveled to Washington to support to federal and district authorities leading up to the 59th presidential inauguration.

Oklahoma National Guard to support 59th Presidential Inauguration
January 13, 2021
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Oklahoma National Guard gives back to local communities
December 24, 2020

Oklahoma National Guard delivers first COVID-19 vaccines
December 15, 2020
Cpl. Danielle O'Connor and Spc. Ryan Tate (right) quickly move boxes containing COVID-19 vaccinations to vehicles the Guard members will use to transport the vaccines to sites across the state, Dec. 15, 2020.

These are the first two boxes of vaccines to be distributed from one of five centralized hubs supporting 11 satellite locations across Oklahoma. The Guardsmen will be using Oklahoma State Department of Health vehicles to transport the vaccines to the satellite locations with an escort from the Oklahoma Highway Patrol. (Oklahoma National Guard photo by Anthony Jones)

Fallen National Guardsmen honored at Oklahoma History Center
November 25, 2020
IMAGE: The Oklahoma National Guard Gold Star Tree stands in the 3rd Floor atrium of the Oklahoma History Center in Oklahoma City, Nov. 25, 2020.

The Oklahoma National Guard Gold Star Tree honors the 20 Oklahoma National Guard members who died while serving overseas since 9/11. The tree is decorated with photos and the names of the 19 Army National Guard Soldiers and One Air National Guard Airman who paid the ultimate sacrifice while serving our nation. (Oklahoma National Guard photo by Anthony Jones)

Oklahoma National Guard to build new museum
November 11, 2020

Video by Cpl. Danielle Rayon
Oklahoma National Guard breaks ground on new museum
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May 16, 2024 | 1:42
OKLAHOMA CITY - The Oklahoma National Guard broke ground on the new Oklahoma National Guard Museum in Oklahoma City in a ceremony attended by veterans and current National Guard members on May 16.

“Today is a milestone for us as we kick off [construction of the new museum],” said Denise Neil, executive director of the Oklahoma National Guard Museum. “It’s an exciting time, shoveling the dirt forward as a symbolic way to show our kick-off.”

Neil said the new 39,375-square-foot building, located at 3301 NE Grand Blvd in Oklahoma City, will provide the Museum with the space and tools needed to tell the Oklahoma National Guard’s story from its founding through modern times.

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Denise Neil; Executive Director of the Oklahoma National Guard Museum
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