Thunder Over Louisville Archive

  • By Capt. Josh Daugherty, 133rd Mobile Public Affairs Detachment LOUISVILLE, Ky. — For the 28th year in a row, Kentucky National Guard Soldiers and Airmen were called on to help make possible the Bluegrass’s largest one-day festival known as Thunder Over Louisville April 21, 2018. The mission of the Kentucky National Guard was nothing new, supplement Louisville Metro Police Department (LMPD) to provide additional security and traffic control and man the cannons on the George Rogers Clark Memorial Bridge, but perhaps the circumstances were different with such a large attendance expected. The weather was near perfect; mild temperatures and slight breezes […]

    Kentucky Guardsmen support Thunder Over Louisville

    By Capt. Josh Daugherty, 133rd Mobile Public Affairs Detachment LOUISVILLE, Ky. — For the 28th year in a row, Kentucky National Guard Soldiers and Airmen were called on to help make possible the Bluegrass’s largest one-day festival known as Thunder Over Louisville April 21, 2018. The mission of the Kentucky National Guard was nothing new, supplement Louisville Metro Police Department (LMPD) to provide additional security and traffic control and man the cannons on the George Rogers Clark Memorial Bridge, but perhaps the circumstances were different with such a large attendance expected. The weather was near perfect; mild temperatures and slight breezes […]

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  • Story by Maj. Dale Greer, 123rd Airlift Wing Public Affairs LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The 2015 Thunder Over Louisville air show began Saturday with a barrage of canon fire executed by the Kentucky National Guard’s 138th Field Artillery Brigade and a mass re-enlistment ceremony for 20 Kentucky Guardsmen led by Army Gen. Frank J. Grass, chief of the National Guard Bureau. Senior Airman Lindsey Horton, a recruiting assistant in the Kentucky Air Guard’s 123rd Force Support Squadron, said it was a great honor to be sworn in by the nation’s top National Guard officer on live television. “Serving in the Air National Guard […]

    Chief of National Guard Bureau begins Thunder air show with mass re-enlistment ceremony

    Story by Maj. Dale Greer, 123rd Airlift Wing Public Affairs LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The 2015 Thunder Over Louisville air show began Saturday with a barrage of canon fire executed by the Kentucky National Guard’s 138th Field Artillery Brigade and a mass re-enlistment ceremony for 20 Kentucky Guardsmen led by Army Gen. Frank J. Grass, chief of the National Guard Bureau. Senior Airman Lindsey Horton, a recruiting assistant in the Kentucky Air Guard’s 123rd Force Support Squadron, said it was a great honor to be sworn in by the nation’s top National Guard officer on live television. “Serving in the Air National Guard […]

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