News from the Oklahoma National Guard

137th SOW, OKC first responders conduct tornado response exercise
February 21, 2023
two people watch as firefighters examine crashed cars during training exercise

Oklahoma National Guard breaks ground on new joint operations center
February 17, 2023
Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt (center), Representative Kevin Wallace (third from left), Maj. Gen. Thomas H. Mancino (second from left) and other state leaders break ground for the Oklahoma National Guard Joint Operations Center in Chandler, Oklahoma, Feb. 17, 2023. (Oklahoma National Guard photo by Anthony Jones)

Oklahoma Guard hosts second annual Mechanic of the Year competition
February 15, 2023
Oklahoma Army National Guardsmen gathered to put their mechanic skills to the test at the second annual Mechanic of the Year competition held at the Combined Support Maintenance Shop in Norman, Oklahoma, Feb. 8, 2023. Eight four-man teams represented their respective maintenance shops from around the state to show off their skills and prove who is the best mechanic, while also getting to network amongst fellow competitors. (Oklahoma National Guard photo by Sgt. Reece Heck)

Oklahoma Guard team takes first place in environmental awards
February 8, 2023
Members of the Oklahoma Army National Guard Cultural Resources Management Team accept their 1st Place award in a ceremony held at Camp Robinson, Arkansas, Jan. 24.

137th SOW hosts the ANG command chief
February 8, 2023
Chief Master Sgt speaks to airmen at an enlisted all call, people sitting in room while man is speaking

National Guard Soldier competes at the 2023 Miami Marathon
February 6, 2023
Maj. Jeffrey Kragh (left), All Guard Marathon Team, Oklahoma National Guard, runs in the 2023 Life Time Miami Marathon and Half in Miami, Florida, Jan. 29, 2023. More than two dozen National Guard Soldiers from 17 states competed in the marathon. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Sgt. Gauret Stearns)

137th SOTG validated for joint warfighting functions
January 12, 2023
airmen work around a table to conduct operations

Oklahoma National Guard top officer pins second star
January 4, 2023
Maj. Gen. Thomas H. Mancino, adjutant general for Oklahoma, speaks during his promotion ceremony held at the Oklahoma State Capitol in Oklahoma City, Jan. 3, 2023. Mancino pinned his second star, officially reaching the highest rank one can achieve with the Oklahoma National Guard. (Oklahoma National Guard photo by Sgt. 1st Class Mireille Merilice-Roberts)

Will Rogers ANGB selected as sole candidate to replace MC-12s with new AT-802U Sky Warden Formal Training Unit
December 9, 2022
United States Department of the Air Force

Fallen Guardsmen Honored at Governor’s Mansion
December 9, 2022

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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