The Buckeye Guard, a venerable publication of the Adjutant General's Department from 1976 to 2011, has been relaunched as a digital magazine. The premiere issue is now available on the Ohio National Guard website at http://ong.ohio.gov/buckeyeguard.html.

In addition to feature articles highlighting the Soldiers and Airmen of the Ohio National Guard, the digital magazine includes videos and interactive photo galleries for readers to explore. An online archive of past issues of the Buckeye Guard -- published in a print magazine format for 35 years -- is available on the ONG website as well.

The launch of the digital magazine follows the premiere earlier this month of a video version of the Buckeye Guard, which began airing on The Ohio Channel, a service of Ohio's public broadcasting stations. Both the inaugural digital and video editions of the Buckeye Guard include a behind-the- scenes look at annual training exercises, a celebration of a decade-long partnership with Serbia, and trailblazers in the Ohio Army and Air National Guard.

The Ohio Channel combines Statehouse coverage with locally produced PBS programs to give a statewide perspective on issues that affect the lives of all Ohioans. The Ohio Channel's broadcast schedule and video archives are available at http://www.ohiochannel.org/.