238th Regiment Archive

  • By Capt. Eric Barton, 133rd Mobile Public Affairs Detachment GREENVILLE, Ky. — “FOLLOW ME” echoed through the budding woods at the Wendell H. Ford Regional Training Center (WHFRTC) during the first ever Tactical Leaders Course hosted by the 238th Regional Training Institute and the 149th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade (MEB), April 12-14 2019 in Greenville. Twenty three Soldiers from units across the MEB participated in the three-day course which focused training on basic Soldier and leadership skills to include, operation orders, squad tactical lanes, Army physical fitness, and close quarter marksmanship training. The idea for such an event came during a first […]

    New course sharpens platoon sergeant leadership

    By Capt. Eric Barton, 133rd Mobile Public Affairs Detachment GREENVILLE, Ky. — “FOLLOW ME” echoed through the budding woods at the Wendell H. Ford Regional Training Center (WHFRTC) during the first ever Tactical Leaders Course hosted by the 238th Regional Training Institute and the 149th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade (MEB), April 12-14 2019 in Greenville. Twenty three Soldiers from units across the MEB participated in the three-day course which focused training on basic Soldier and leadership skills to include, operation orders, squad tactical lanes, Army physical fitness, and close quarter marksmanship training. The idea for such an event came during a first […]

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  • By Staff Sgt. Benjamin Crane, 133rd Mobile Public Affairs Detachment GREENVILLE, Ky. – The guidon signifying the command of the 238th Regiment (Combat Arms) changed hands in a ceremony at the Wendell H. Ford Regional Training Center May 20. Outgoing commander, Col. Jeffrey H. Casada, handed over the reins of the unit that consists of the state’s Regional Training Institute to Lt. Col. Frederick W. Bates. “Even though the 238th has a record for complete excellence, under the tutelage of Col. Casada, we have taken it to a whole new aperture,” said Maj. Gen. Stephen R. Hogan, Kentucky’s adjutant general. For […]

    Bates takes charge of 238th Regiment

    By Staff Sgt. Benjamin Crane, 133rd Mobile Public Affairs Detachment GREENVILLE, Ky. – The guidon signifying the command of the 238th Regiment (Combat Arms) changed hands in a ceremony at the Wendell H. Ford Regional Training Center May 20. Outgoing commander, Col. Jeffrey H. Casada, handed over the reins of the unit that consists of the state’s Regional Training Institute to Lt. Col. Frederick W. Bates. “Even though the 238th has a record for complete excellence, under the tutelage of Col. Casada, we have taken it to a whole new aperture,” said Maj. Gen. Stephen R. Hogan, Kentucky’s adjutant general. For […]

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  • By Sgt. Brandy Mort, 133rd Mobile Public Affairs Detachment FRANKFORT Ky. – One second lieutenant and 10 warrant officers raised their right hands to render their first salutes during the 238th Regiment’s Accelerated Officer Candidate School and Warrant Officer Candidate School, Class 17-001 graduation ceremony held April 28, 2017 at the Boone National Guard Center in Frankfort, Ky. “Commissioning is an extremely important day in a candidates life. It culminates months of hard work and achievement, and signifies a new beginning as an officer in the Kentucky National Guard,” said Lt. Col. Brandye Williams, commander of the 2-238th Modular Training […]

    Newest officers join Kentucky’s ranks

    By Sgt. Brandy Mort, 133rd Mobile Public Affairs Detachment FRANKFORT Ky. – One second lieutenant and 10 warrant officers raised their right hands to render their first salutes during the 238th Regiment’s Accelerated Officer Candidate School and Warrant Officer Candidate School, Class 17-001 graduation ceremony held April 28, 2017 at the Boone National Guard Center in Frankfort, Ky. “Commissioning is an extremely important day in a candidates life. It culminates months of hard work and achievement, and signifies a new beginning as an officer in the Kentucky National Guard,” said Lt. Col. Brandye Williams, commander of the 2-238th Modular Training […]

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  • By 1st Lt. Michael Reinersman, 133rd Mobile Public Affairs Detachment GREENVILLE, Ky. – The 238th Regimental Training Institute honored Col. Haldane Lamberton as he relinquished command to Col. Jeffery Casada during a change of command ceremony Aug. 20, at the Wendell H. Ford Regional Training Center in Greenville, Kentucky. The 238th Regiment is home to the Officer Candidate School (OCS) and two training battalions. The 238th faculty and staff host various training courses including military occupational specialty training, additional skill identifier training, and Non-Commissioned Officer Education System. Brig. Gen. Scott Campbell, Assistant Adjutant General for Kentucky, presided over the ceremony and […]

    Casada takes charge of Kentucky training institute

    By 1st Lt. Michael Reinersman, 133rd Mobile Public Affairs Detachment GREENVILLE, Ky. – The 238th Regimental Training Institute honored Col. Haldane Lamberton as he relinquished command to Col. Jeffery Casada during a change of command ceremony Aug. 20, at the Wendell H. Ford Regional Training Center in Greenville, Kentucky. The 238th Regiment is home to the Officer Candidate School (OCS) and two training battalions. The 238th faculty and staff host various training courses including military occupational specialty training, additional skill identifier training, and Non-Commissioned Officer Education System. Brig. Gen. Scott Campbell, Assistant Adjutant General for Kentucky, presided over the ceremony and […]

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  • Kentucky National Guard Staff Report GREENVILLE, Ky. — When things go wrong in the field, Soldiers turn to the so-called “Angels of the Battlefield.” These highly-trained combat medics are there for when the worst case scenario unfolds, whether on the field of battle or during training exercises, whenever Soldiers are injured or wounded. In order to stay up-to-date on the best trauma practices, medics receive refresher training every two years. Luckily for medics of the Kentucky National Guard, the refresher training is offered at the Wendell H. Ford Regional Training Center in Greenville. “This class provides the medics with all […]

    Kentucky training school setting bar for medic recertification

    Kentucky National Guard Staff Report GREENVILLE, Ky. — When things go wrong in the field, Soldiers turn to the so-called “Angels of the Battlefield.” These highly-trained combat medics are there for when the worst case scenario unfolds, whether on the field of battle or during training exercises, whenever Soldiers are injured or wounded. In order to stay up-to-date on the best trauma practices, medics receive refresher training every two years. Luckily for medics of the Kentucky National Guard, the refresher training is offered at the Wendell H. Ford Regional Training Center in Greenville. “This class provides the medics with all […]

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  • Story by Sgt. 1st Class Dennis Anderson, 238th Regiment Unit Public Affairs Historian Representative GREENVILLE, Ky. — In a unique combination of the future Army leaders, Soldiers with the Kentucky National Guard’s Officer Candidate School trained alongside cadets from ROTC programs in the commonwealth during a field exercise at the Wendell H. Ford Regional Training Center in Greenville, Kentucky, April 10-13, 2014. Cadets from Western Kentucky and Murray State Universities gathered at the training site for an annual weekend in the field. The Kentucky Guard’s 238th Regiment took the opportunity to invite the ROTC programs to Greenville and mingle their […]

    First-time collaboration a success for ROTC cadets, Kentucky officer candidates

    Story by Sgt. 1st Class Dennis Anderson, 238th Regiment Unit Public Affairs Historian Representative GREENVILLE, Ky. — In a unique combination of the future Army leaders, Soldiers with the Kentucky National Guard’s Officer Candidate School trained alongside cadets from ROTC programs in the commonwealth during a field exercise at the Wendell H. Ford Regional Training Center in Greenville, Kentucky, April 10-13, 2014. Cadets from Western Kentucky and Murray State Universities gathered at the training site for an annual weekend in the field. The Kentucky Guard’s 238th Regiment took the opportunity to invite the ROTC programs to Greenville and mingle their […]

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  • By Staff Sgt. Scott Raymond, Kentucky National Guard Public Affairs GREENVILLE, Ky. — Lt. Col. Todd Neal assumed command of the 2nd Modular Training Battalion, 238th Regiment during a change of command ceremony at the Wendell H. Ford Regional Training Center in Greenville, Ky., Nov. 15, 2013. Lt. Col. David Roche relinquished command, a position he has held for the past two years. Col. Hal Lamberton, the regimental commander said Roche was a pivotal part of the 238th Regional Training Institute being named an Institution of Excellence for 2012. Lamberton also awarded Roche the Meritorious Service Medal for his leadership […]

    Neal takes charge of 2nd Modular Training Battalion

    By Staff Sgt. Scott Raymond, Kentucky National Guard Public Affairs GREENVILLE, Ky. — Lt. Col. Todd Neal assumed command of the 2nd Modular Training Battalion, 238th Regiment during a change of command ceremony at the Wendell H. Ford Regional Training Center in Greenville, Ky., Nov. 15, 2013. Lt. Col. David Roche relinquished command, a position he has held for the past two years. Col. Hal Lamberton, the regimental commander said Roche was a pivotal part of the 238th Regional Training Institute being named an Institution of Excellence for 2012. Lamberton also awarded Roche the Meritorious Service Medal for his leadership […]

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  • Story and photos by Staff Sgt. Scott Raymond, Kentucky National Guard Public Affairs GREENVILLE, Ky. —  Col. Haldane Lamberton assumed command of the 238th Regimental Training Institute from the outgoing commander, Col. William A. Denny at a change-of-command ceremony at the Wendell H. Ford Regional Training Center in Greenville, Ky., Sept. 7, 2013. Brig. Gen. Stephen Hogan, Assistant Adjutant General for Training, oversaw the ceremony, as family members and friends and Soldiers of the 238th said a final goodbye to the outgoing commander. Under Denny’s command the 238th RTI was accredited as an institute of excellence, taking full advantage of the growing and […]

    238th is lifeline to Kentucky Guard, says new commander

    Story and photos by Staff Sgt. Scott Raymond, Kentucky National Guard Public Affairs GREENVILLE, Ky. —  Col. Haldane Lamberton assumed command of the 238th Regimental Training Institute from the outgoing commander, Col. William A. Denny at a change-of-command ceremony at the Wendell H. Ford Regional Training Center in Greenville, Ky., Sept. 7, 2013. Brig. Gen. Stephen Hogan, Assistant Adjutant General for Training, oversaw the ceremony, as family members and friends and Soldiers of the 238th said a final goodbye to the outgoing commander. Under Denny’s command the 238th RTI was accredited as an institute of excellence, taking full advantage of the growing and […]

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  • Class 55-13 “Born to Fight, trained to lead” Story and photos by Staff Sgt. Scott Raymond, Kentucky National Guard Public Affairs FRANKFORT, Ky. — Kentucky National Guard leadership joined friends and families as the 17 graduates of Officer Candidate School Class 55-13 were promoted to the rank of second lieutenant on the steps of the state capitol building on the morning of August 24. In his address to the graduating class Maj. Gen. Edward W. Tonini, Kentucky’s Adjutant General said, “At some point these young people will be the leader, the one in charge, with troops under their direction and […]

    Meet the newest lieutenants in the Kentucky National Guard!

    Class 55-13 “Born to Fight, trained to lead” Story and photos by Staff Sgt. Scott Raymond, Kentucky National Guard Public Affairs FRANKFORT, Ky. — Kentucky National Guard leadership joined friends and families as the 17 graduates of Officer Candidate School Class 55-13 were promoted to the rank of second lieutenant on the steps of the state capitol building on the morning of August 24. In his address to the graduating class Maj. Gen. Edward W. Tonini, Kentucky’s Adjutant General said, “At some point these young people will be the leader, the one in charge, with troops under their direction and […]

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  • Story and photos by Sgt. 1st Class Dennis Anderson, with additional  photos by Sgt. Datarra Ignacio-Hooper, Headquarters 238th Regiment Unit Public Affairs Historian Representatives. Click here for more photos. GREENVILLE, Ky. — On 6 April 2013, the 238th Regimental Training Institute conducted a change of responsibility ceremony at the Wendell H. Ford Regional Training Center, Greenville, Ky.  Incoming Command Sgt. Maj. Richard Southard is taking over for Master Sgt. Timothy Goad. During Goad’s tenure the 238th Regiment received the highest accreditation by the United States Army Training and Doctrination Command of “Institute of Excellence” in December 2012. “During my 32 […]

    Top NCOs change at 238th Regimental Training Institute

    Story and photos by Sgt. 1st Class Dennis Anderson, with additional  photos by Sgt. Datarra Ignacio-Hooper, Headquarters 238th Regiment Unit Public Affairs Historian Representatives. Click here for more photos. GREENVILLE, Ky. — On 6 April 2013, the 238th Regimental Training Institute conducted a change of responsibility ceremony at the Wendell H. Ford Regional Training Center, Greenville, Ky.  Incoming Command Sgt. Maj. Richard Southard is taking over for Master Sgt. Timothy Goad. During Goad’s tenure the 238th Regiment received the highest accreditation by the United States Army Training and Doctrination Command of “Institute of Excellence” in December 2012. “During my 32 […]

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