alabama national guard

City of Montgomery Honors Veterans for Veterans Day

The Veterans Day ceremony was held at the Union Station Train Shed and began with a Fly over by the Alabama Air National guard and a 21 Gun Salute. The speakers at the event were Mayor Steven L. Reed, Lieutenant General James B. Hecker, Adjutant General of Alabama Major General Sheryl E. Gordon, WWI Commissioner Monique Seefried. After the speakers…

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

1/4IMG_9705 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/4IMG_9741 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/4IMG_9739 Show Caption Hide Caption 4/4IMG_9740 Show Caption Hide Caption 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…

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…

ADPH Working Plan for National Guard to Administer Coronavirus Vaccines

In an effort to reach more rural areas and vulnerable locations in Alabama, ADPH is planning on enlisting the help of the Alabama National Guard for vaccinations. According to State Health Officer of Alabama, Dr. Scott Harris, initial plans are to have two mobile teams that would travel to the most vulnerable areas of the state, with a goal of…