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    • Hometown Heroes of exercise Red Dagger 2018

      Hometown Heroes of exercise Red Dagger 2018

      Story by Sgt. Melanie A Wolf   |   Marine Forces Reserve   |   05.18.2018

      It isn’t very often that a Reservist in the Marine Corps gets a job with the same structure as their job in the civilian sector. For Lance Cpl. Cody A. Evans, the things he learned in his military occupational specialty as a combat engineer are skills that he uses in his every day job....
      Hometown: Cerro Gordo, IL

    • Illinois native wins Sapper Squad Leader Award

      Illinois native wins Sapper Squad Leader Award

      Photo by Cpl. Carl King   |   3rd Marine Division   |   05.18.2018

      Sgt. Brent Hawkins addresses Marines May 18, 2018 on Camp Schwab, Okinawa, Japan. Hawkins recently won the outstanding squad leader award while participating in the 3rd annual Marine Corps Combat Engineer Sapper Challenge. Hawkins, a native of Decatur, Illinois, is a squad leader with Combat Engineer Company, Combat Assault Battalion, 3rd Marine Division. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl.......
      Hometown: Decatur, IL

    • Air, Army National Guard might on full display during airdrop exercise

      Air, Army National Guard might on full display during airdrop exercise

      Story by Airman 1st Class Jason Grabiec   |   182nd Airlift Wing   |   05.16.2018

      In early American history, the Minutemen were civilian colonists who organized together into militia companies and earned their name by being ready at a minute's notice. The Minuteman is the symbol of the National Guard, and that history, work ethic and dedication to being ready when called upon is what it means to be a member of the National Guard. This ethos was ingrained in all levels......
      Hometown: Peoria, IL

    • Multinational Range for NATO Battle Group Poland Soldiers

      Multinational Range for NATO Battle Group Poland Soldiers

      Photo by Spc. Hubert Delany   |   Battle Group Poland   |   05.10.2018

      Spc. Timothy Smith, Morton, Illinois native, infantryman with 1st Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment, checks target after firing a Romanian army “Cugir” Pistol during a multinational weapons range with Battle Group Poland at Bemowo Piskie Training Area, Poland, on May 8, 2018. Battle Group Poland is a unique, multinational coalition of U.S., U.K., Croatian and Romanian Soldiers who serve with......
      Hometown: Morton, IL

    • ‘Devils’ on the prowl, 1st ABCT back in the field to reach new level of readiness

      ‘Devils’ on the prowl, 1st ABCT back in the field to reach new level of readiness

      Photo by Sgt. Michael Roach   |   19th Public Affairs Detachment   |   05.09.2018

      Capt. Bradden Van Noy, a native of Burleson, Texas, with the 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, engineer cell and serving as a battle captain for Devil Prowl, stands over Spc. Matthew McComb, originally from Normal, Illinois, an infantryman in the tactical operations center with 1st ABCT, as they send a message through a communications terminal at the 1st ABCT tactical......
      Hometown: Normal, IL

    • Gearing up for a successful military, personal career

      Gearing up for a successful military, personal career

      Story by Airman 1st Class Jason Grabiec   |   182nd Airlift Wing   |   05.04.2018

      Changing roles from employee to military member to student is a lot to keep straight. Rushing form class to class, then off to work and adding in military service can be overwhelming, but rewarding for the type of person who likes to get the most out of life. This is how Air Force Staff Sgt. Samantha Palacios, an aerospace propulsion specialist at the 182nd Maintenance Squadron, explains......
      Hometown: Peoria, IL

    • Gearing up for a successful military, personal career

      Gearing up for a successful military, personal career

      Photo by Airman 1st Class Jason Grabiec   |   182nd Airlift Wing   |   05.04.2018

      U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Samantha Palacios, an aerospace propulsion specialist at the 182nd Maintenance Squadron, Illinois Air National Guard, looks through a tool box in the machine shop at the 182nd Airlift Wing, Peoria, Ill., April 8, 2018. Palacios served as an aerospace propulsion specialist for six years, but is leaving April 10 for Officer Training School and plans to serve as a civil......
      Hometown: Peoria, IL

    • Minuteman Joint Forcible Entry

      Minuteman Joint Forcible Entry

      Photo by Airman 1st Class Jason Grabiec   |   182nd Airlift Wing   |   05.04.2018

      U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Michael Rumfelt, a crew chief from the 182nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, Illinois Air National Guard, changes door rails to prepare for paratroopers on a C-130H Hercules at Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base Fort Worth, Fort Worth, Texas, April 20, 2018. The 182nd Airlift Wing conducted a joint forcible entry exercise in coordination with the Texas Army National......
      Hometown: Peoria, IL