News from the Oklahoma National Guard

Oklahoma Guard F-16s receive fifth-generation radars
July 1, 2022
An F-16 sits ready for a new day of activities, Sep. 14, 2016, as an early morning sunrise breaks over the horizon at Tulsa Air National Guard base, Tulsa, OK.

(U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Drew A. Egnoske)

137th SOMDG medical personnel conduct SPP visit to Azerbaijan
June 30, 2022
US and Azerbaijan flags

Northern Agility 22-1 Begins in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula
June 28, 2022
aircraft landing on highway

DM hosts mental health first aid course
June 27, 2022
Pictured above is an Airman standing in front of a tv with a slideshow.

Oklahoma National Guard Team Wins Colorful Cyber Shield 2022 Gaming Competition That Allows Cyber Warriors to Test Their Skills Against Their Peers
June 23, 2022

Oklahoma National Guard Participates in Cyber Shield 2022, the DoD’s Largest Unclassified Cyber Defense Exercise
June 23, 2022
Lt. Col. Steven Stanford, Oklahoma National Guard G6, speaks with Oklahoma National Guard cyber and computer security specialists during Cyber Shield 2022.

National Guard Members Conduct Innovative Readiness Training
June 10, 2022
Air National Guard Airman First Class Cabrera, 124th Civilian Engineer Squadron, smooths out gravel as a part of an Innovative Readiness Training mission while building homes for the Cherokee Veterans Housing Initiative in Tahlequah, Oklahoma, June 6, 2022. IRT is a Department of Defense initiative that is a joint environment with National Guard Soldiers and Airmen.

Former 137th commander turns 100
April 9, 2022
photo hangs on wall

Oklahoma National Guard, Azerbaijan hold SPP exchange
April 8, 2022
Oklahoma Army National Guard Soldiers and doctors with the Azerbaijan Operational Capabilities Concept Battalion evacuate a simulated patient from a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter during a medical knowledge exchange in Oklahoma City, April 1, 2022. The Oklahoma Army and Air National Guard participated in support of the Department of Defense National Guard Bureau State Partnership Program.

Oklahoma Air National Guard participates in AERO Oklahoma
March 31, 2022
Members of the 138th Fighter Wing participate in AERO Oklahoma at the State Capitol building in Oklahoma City, March 30, 2022. The purpose of the day was to recognize the state’s aviation, aerospace, and defense industry as a vital economic engine for the state and provided a unique opportunity for industry officials to come together and meet with state legislators and other elected officials to show them firsthand how the industry continues to solidify Oklahoma as a worldwide leader in aviation, aerospace, and aerospace and defense. (Oklahoma Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Rebecca Imwalle)

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.