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News from the Oklahoma National Guard

NEWS | Aug. 31, 2023

Oklahoma National Guard members conclude border support mission

Oklahoma National Guard

Fifty Oklahoma National Guard members who deployed to the U.S.-Mexico border in support of the Texas Military Department’s Operation Lone Star returned to Oklahoma on Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2023. 

Comprising both Army National Guard Soldiers and Air National Guard Airmen, the Oklahoma National Guard members were stationed at security points alongside Texas National Guard members to help identify and report suspicious activities related to illegal immigration and drug trafficking to local law enforcement and U.S. Border Patrol. 

Video by Airman 1st Class Erika Chapa
137 SOW marathon runner reaches new heights
137th Special Operations Wing Public Affairs
Dec. 27, 2023 | 1:06
U.S. Air Force pilot Lt. Col Korey Larson, chief of manpower, readiness and training directorate in the 137th Special Operations Wing, A1 conversion office, reflects on his step-by-step approach to success in long-distance running. His family inspires him to continually strengthen his physical resilience, optimizing his ability to stay mission-ready as an Airman in the Oklahoma Air National Guard. (U.S. Air National Guard video by Airman 1st Class Erika Chapa)