101st Airborne Division Has Landed Back in Afghanistan

101st Airborne Division has landed back in Afghanistan

The 101st Airborne Division unfurled its colors at Bagram Airfield, Sunday, marking the start of the unit’s fourth Afghanistan deployment in the last decade.During past deployments to the country, the 101st was focused on the eastern provinces. Now, though, the division will oversee NATO’s Resolute Support mission to train, advise and assist Afghan government operations […]

Lackland Air Force Base

Chillicothe man graduates Air Force basic training in Texas

U.S. Air Force Airman Dimitrious A. Carden graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training also earn four credits toward […]

Charly Hamble

Princeton, Missouri native is Master-at-Arms at Naval air station in Nevada

In Nevada’s high desert is the Navy’s premier tactical air warfare training center, home to the Naval Aviation Warfighting Development Center and it’s Strike Fighter Tactics Instructor program, known to the world as TOPGUN. A 2010 Princeton Junior/Senior High School graduate and Princeton, Missouri, native is part of the Navy’s finest aviation fighter training facility […]

Utilitiesman 2nd Class Sydney Thorne, from Chillicothe

Chillicothe native interviewed on operation “Continuing Promise”

Utilitiesman 2nd Class Sydney Thorne, from Chillicothe, Missouri was recently interviewed by news reporters on the flight deck of the fast transport vessel USNS Spearhead. Thorne talked about operation “Continuing Promise 2018” which was conducting operations including humanitarian assistance, training engagement as well as medical, dental and veterinary support in an effort to show U.S. […]

Missouri National Guard’s adjutant general, U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Steve Danner (center left) and Missouri Air National Guard 131st Bomb Wing commander, Col Ken Eaves, cut the ribbon that officially opens historic building 29 at Jefferson Barracks Air National Guard Base.

Missouri Air National Guard completes move into newly renovated historic Building

The Missouri Air National Guard’s 131st Civil Engineer Squadron and the 231st Civil Engineer Flight completed their move into the newly renovated historic Building 29 here during drill weekend in November. The engineers, previously scattered throughout six facilities across the base, began the transition during October drill weekend and wrapped up the move in just […]

USS Missouri holds change of command ceremony

USS Missouri holds change of command ceremony

The Virginia-class, fast-attack submarine, USS Missouri (SSN-780) held a change ceremony at the Dealey Theater onboard Naval Submarine Base New London on Friday, Nov. 17. Cmdr. George Howell relieved Cmdr. Fraser Hudson as Missouri’s commanding officer. The ceremony’s guest speaker, Capt. (Ret.) John O’Neill, a friend who knew and served with Hudson for more than […]