Daughter of Guston resident named Commander of Kentucky Air Guard unit


 Lt. Col. Tiffany Hubbard (center), assumes command of the 123rd Medical Group, Detachment 1, as she accepts the unit’s guidon from Col. Michael Cooper, commander of the 123rd Medical Group, during a ceremony at the Kentucky Air National Guard Base in Louisville, Ky., June 13, 2021. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Joshua Horton)



Lt. Col. Tiffany Hubbard assumed command of Detachment 1, 123rd Medical Group, 123rd Airlift Wing, during a ceremony at the Kentucky Air National Guard Base here June 13, 2021.

 Hubbard has been a member of the Air National Guard since 2013 and previously served as a nurse practitioner. Her father, Mike Hubbard, lives in Guston, Kentucky, and her mother and step-father, Debbie and Danny Lindsey, live in Louisville, Kentucky.

 As commander of Detachment 1, Hubbard is responsible for leading a unit that provides medical triage, stabilization and treatment of patients, evacuees and medical personnel following disasters or attacks involving chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear or explosive agents. When mobilized, Detachment 1 becomes part of a larger unit comprised of Kentucky Army National Guard personnel who specialize in the search and extraction of victims, as well as mass-casualty decontamination in order to save lives and mitigate human suffering.

 Hubbard is a 1999 graduate of Meade County High School and a 2016 graduate of the University of Louisville.

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