137 SOW volunteers support nationwide ANG Leadership Conference
The 137th Special Operations Wing Honor Guard presents the colors while Capt. Paul Blankenship, 137 SOW Force Support Squadron food service officer, sings a stirring rendition of the national anthem to open the 2017 Air National Guard Leadership Conference at the National Center for Employee Development Conference Center, Norman, Okla., May 9, 2017. The leadership conference, attended by general officers, adjutant generals, wing commanders, command chiefs and directors of staff from across the 54 U.S. states and territories, focused on leading, protecting and supporting the 21st-century Guard Airman. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Master Sgt. Andrew M. LaMoreaux)