Kentucky Air Guard to get new facility


LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WTVQ) – The Kentucky Air National Guard is breaking ground Friday on a new $8.9 million response forces facility.

The 28,000-square-foot, two-story building in Louisville will house the Contingency
Response Group, Security Forces Squadron, base honor guard and a medical
detachment for the state’s CBRNE Enhanced Response Force Package.

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Construction is expected to be completed in 15 months.

“This groundbreaking represents an incredible investment in Kentucky’s
Air National Guard, its members and the essential protection they
provide,” said Col David Mounkes, commander of the 123rd Airlift Wing. “The
expanded Response Forces Facility will allow us to conduct integral
training and provide expanded workspaces to the men and women who work
at the wing.”

The building is the largest base infrastructure project in more than 20