Kentucky Air National Guard Sets Up Near Haiti

The Kentucky Air National Guard’s 123rd Airlift Wing has set up an airfield at a vacant airport in the Dominican Republic, to help with relief efforts in earthquake-ravaged Haiti. Lt. Col. Kirk Hilbrecht says the Dominicans have been welcoming and accommodating, but there have been some minor challenges. “It is an area that’s not used […]

Kentucky Air Guard Members Helping With Haiti Relief

The Kentucky Air National Guard has sent dozens of personnel and equipment to the Dominican Republic to help with humanitarian effort in Haiti. Colonel Ken Dale with the Louisville-based 123rd Airlift Wing says the group will establish an airfield to help get relief supplies across the border into the earthquake-ravaged country. Dale says the 123rd […]

Kentucky Air National Guard Begins Deployments

The Kentucky Air National Guard has started a more than week-long series of deployments to Afghanistan. Thirty-four Guard troops left Louisville this morning.  In just over a week’s time, there will be 200 total Guard personnel deployed for the mission. They’re members of the 123rd Airlift Wing headquartered in Louisville.  Commander Colonel Greg Nelson says […]