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Alabama Air National Guard’s 187th Fighter Wing Promotes First Female Brigadier General

IMG_9705 IMG_9741 IMG_9739 IMG_9740 The Alabama Air National Guard’s 187th Fighter Wing promoted their first female brigadier general. General Tara D. McKennie first enlisted in the Air Force in 1989 as an airman basic and served six years of active duty. In a historic moment, surrounded by other members of the Alabama National Guard, she became the first female brigadier…

Tallassee National Guard Unit Deployed To Poland

  Almost 70 soldiers out of Tallassee have been called to active duty and will deploy across waters. Family and friends, as well as the community, came together on Tallassee High School’s football field to observe an Alabama Army National Guard unit in a ceremony on Sunday before they head to Poland. Upon their arrival, the unit will work to…

National Guard COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic in Hale County Moved to Saturday Because of Severe Weather Threat

Today’s severe weather threat across Alabama, especially West Alabama, had led to the postponement of the Alabama National Guard’s COVID-19 vaccination clinic in Hale County. The clinic will now be held on Saturday, March 27, from 9AM to 5PM. No appointment is needed. The location is the Boys and Girls Club (the old National Guard Armory) at 515 Greene Street…

Alabama National Guard Begins COVID Vaccination Clinics in Rural Areas

The National Guard began its first round of vaccination clinics in Andalusia and Livingston, Alabama today to distribute COVID-19 vaccinations. The goal for the clinics is to give out roughly 1,100 vaccinations per day. They began giving out vaccinations at 9 am and before they opened, residents were already lined up eager to begin their treatment. The clinics close at…

Alabama National Guard to Begin Mobile Vaccination Clinics in Rural Areas on Tuesday

Alabama National Guard members are set to begin immunizing rural residents against COVID-19. The state says mobile vaccination clinics will be held Tuesday in the cities of Andalusia and Livingston, followed by clinics in Enterprise and Eutaw on Wednesday. The state also is expanding the eligibility rules for vaccinations on Monday to include more frontline workers, residents with certain chronic…

Alabama National Guard To Give COVID-19 Vaccines Across 24 Rural Counties

Governor Kay Ivey on Thursday announced the locations for the Alabama National Guard’s mobile vaccination clinics across 24 rural counties. As part of Governor Ivey’s activation of the ALNG to support the state’s COVID-19 response, beginning March 23, the mobile vaccination teams will rotate through the designated counties. “Being from rural Alabama myself, ensuring folks in those counties have an…

Alabama Guard to conduct vaccinations in 24 rural counties

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) – The state says Alabama National Guard troops will begin work later this month administering doses in at least 24 rural counties. The Guard has two 55-member mobile vaccination teams that can provide 8,000 doses a week in all. A statement from the governor’s office says members will work with public health and local officials to determine…