News from the Oklahoma National Guard

Maj. Gen. Thomas Mancino's Veterans Day message to the OKNG
November 8, 2023
Veterans Day 2023 graphic

Oklahoma Army National Guard Soldier trains for the Olympics
October 19, 2023
Spc. Dalton Duffield, an Oklahoma Army National Guard Soldier and Moore, Oklahoma native, throws his competitor during a wrestling practice match at Fort Carson, Colorado, Aug. 8, 2023. Duffield is a member of the Oklahoma National Guard and a Greco-Roman wrestler pursuing his Olympic goals through the U.S. Army's World Class Athlete Program. (Oklahoma National Guard photo by Anthony Jones)

OKNG RTI first in nation to use female mannequins for medical training
October 19, 2023

63rd Civil Support Team trains with first responders from across the state
October 19, 2023
Members of the Oklahoma National Guard’s 63rd Civil Support Team, construct a solid sole raker that would hold a wall in place when damaged, during a collapsed building exercise at the Edmond Fire Training Center, Edmond, Oklahoma, October 4, 2023. This simulation is part of a biennial weeklong operational readiness exercise, designed to ensure local first responders maintain preparedness and familiarity with one another. (Oklahoma National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Reece Heck)

COMAFSOC visits 137th Citizen Air Commandos
October 18, 2023
Airmen observe a group of people clearing debris during training

CMSAF underscores need for 137th SOW multi-capable Airmen
October 16, 2023
Airmen shake hands

137th AES trains for the first time on KC-46 refueling aircraft
October 12, 2023
Airmen gather around a simulated patient for a lesson during a training flight

'King of Battle' shows power of artillery
September 28, 2023
An Oklahoma Army National Guard Soldier assigned to the 1st Battalion, 158th Field Artillery Regiment, 45th Field Artillery Brigade, rides in a High Mobility Artillery Rocket System during a live-fire training exercise at Fort Sill, Oklahoma, Sept. 16, 2023. The regiment conducts live-fire training exercises several times a year to maintain the proficiency and readiness of its Soldiers and equipment. (Oklahoma National Guard photo by Spc. Danielle Rayon)

OK Army Guard Soldiers compete in the Sergeant Major's and Governor's Twenty Marksmanship Competition
September 28, 2023
Sgt. Travis Welborn, a Soldier with the 145th Army Band, 90th Troop Command, Oklahoma Army National Guard, zeros in on 150 meter targets with his M4 carbine during the Sergeant Major’s Match and Governor’s Twenty Marksmanship Competition at Camp Gruber Training Center, Oklahoma, Sept. 15, 2023. The Sergeant Major’s Match and Governor’s Twenty bring together Soldiers from across the state and test their weapons skills to earn the coveted Governor’s Twenty tab. (Oklahoma National Guard photo by Spc. Tyler Brahic).

Oklahoma Army National Guard holds first Wildland Firefighting Course
September 21, 2023
Oklahoma Army National Guard Soldiers pose for a photo at the Wildland Firefighting Course at Camp Gruber Training Center, Oklahoma, Aug. 21, 2023. Soldiers volunteered for the course to earn their Red Card Certification and have the knowledge and experience to respond to wildfire incidents both in state and around the nation. (Oklahoma Army National Guard photo by Spc. Danielle Rayon)

Video by Spc. Danielle Rayon
Oklahoma employers experience National Guard training
Oklahoma National Guard
June 25, 2023 | 0:53
Civilian employers of Soldiers of the 45th Field Artillery Brigade participated in an Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) "boss lift" at Fort Chaffee, Arkansas, June 25, 2023. The event recognized the contributions and support of 22 employers and treated them to a ride in a CH-47 Chinook, as well as tours and demonstrations of various military vehicles and weapons systems. ESGR, a Department of Defense office, was established in 1972 to promote cooperation and understanding between Reserve Component Service members and their civilian employers and to assist in the resolution of conflicts arising from an employee's military commitment. (Oklahoma National Guard video by Spc. Danielle Rayon)

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