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SPARTA, IL (KFVS) -. A southern Illinois National Guard unit will soon deploy to Iraq. A ceremony will be held at the Sparta Fire Station on ...
An Illinois Air National Guard communications unit recently deployed to Puerto Rico in support of Hurricane Maria recovery efforts. The 126th ...
Rauner declared his support for Puerto Rico on Monday, saying he is ready to deploy 550 Illinois National Guard troops upon request.
PEORIA, Ill. (KWQC) - More help from our area is headed to the Caribbean for hurricane relief. On Friday, Sept. 29, 2017, The Illinois Air ...
Dan Wilton (center) walks alongside other Illinois Guardsmen Aug. 6 in the 2017 Polish Pilgrimage. The Illinois National Guard sends soldiers ...
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WRSP) -- About 135 Illinois Army National Guard soldiers headed out to their maintenance mission to Kuwait, Sunday ...
Illinois, (WIBQ) - Just a week after the 1544th Transportation Unit of the Illinois National Guard was told they wouldn't be needed for Hurricane ...
Jack spent his childhood in rural Foosland. He graduated from Fisher high school and served six years with the Illinois National Guard, Urbana. After his marriage, he and his wife lived in rural Gibson City before moving to the farm in rural Foosland ...
... high school, and Illinois Central College with an Associate's in Applied science. Crossland serves his country as a Civil Operations Specialist with the Counter Drug Task Force in the Illinois National Guard. The couple currently resides in Peoria ...
He also was a member of the Illinois Army National Guard, training as a Judge Advocate General officer. He and his wife, Cory, had four children, three boys and a girl.
He also is a 35-year veteran of the Illinois Army National Guard. Local students named to dean's lists. Alma College: Naperville resident Eric Frontzak has been named to the dean's list at Alma College in Alma, Mich.
"They probably should have received some Medals of Honor," said Adriana Schroeder, command historian for the Illinois National Guard. "Instead, they received a lot of French awards and a couple of Distinguished Service Crosses on the American side.
That appears to be part of the reason there no longer is an Illinois Army National Guard unit stationed in Delavan. The guard pulled out of Delavan late last year and left behind a vintage armory.
Fruchtl, 53, said his experience in the Illinois Army National Guard and as a frontline state worker taught him to work well one-on-one with people, which would be valuable as an alderman.
Company C, Sixth Regiment of the Illinois National Guard, based in Galesburg was now at work looking for a site to build a shooting range.
In Dr. Tenney's final years, the Japanese company Mitsubishi issued an apology over its treatment of wartime captives. Lester Irwin Tenney was born in Chicago on July 1, 1920, and went to war as a member of the Illinois National Guard. While in his mid ...
Chicago (AP) - A memo says Illinois prison officials wanted Drew Peterson transferred to a federal prison because the former suburban police officer convicted of killing his third wife and plotting to kill the prosecutor posed a danger to the prison.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - The first woman to be promoted to brigadier general in the Illinois National Guard is retiring. Alicia Tate-Nadeau made history in 2015 when she became the guard's first woman promoted to brigadier general.
Gomez told The Herald-Whig after Lovelace's first trial ended in a mistrial in February 2016 that she was a 24-year army veteran who did four tours of duty overseas before retiring.
Why else would Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the City Council reject the idea of seeking assistance from the Illinois National Guard? In fact, the city should ask that guardsmen be deployed, along with local police, to the South and West sides, not to ...
NICK VLAHOS/JOURNAL STAR Col. Craig Holan, left, of the Illinois Army National Guard speaks and Delavan City Council member Jere Braden listens during a town-hall meeting Monday night in Delavan regarding the fate of the armory there.
In other business, the council proclaimed March 5, 2017, Senior Master Sgt. Shawn Slavish Day. A sergeant with the Rock Island police Department for 24 years, he retired from the Illinois National Guard on Sunday after 30 years of service with the rank ...
He's got high-powered back-up from the former commander of the Illinois National Guard, and former Congressman Bill Enyart who calls gym class "imperative to students health and the readiness of our nation.
Delavan Mayor Liz Skinner holds up a pamphlet designed by local residents and students and sent to lawmakers and army officials in an effort to save the community's armory, which the National Guard plans to close in April after the unit based there was ...
Lester Tenney as a United States soldier during World War II. Credit via Getty Images. Lester Tenney survived the Bataan Death March, followed by three and a half years of slave labor as a prisoner of the Japanese in World war II.
Dean served in the U. S. army from 1948 until 1954; first as a member of the Illinois National Guard and then as an active duty member during the Korean war.
... programs available through Highland include MAP - Illinois student Assistance Commission Monetary Award Program (gift aid, subject to funding); IVG - Illinois veterans' Grant (gift aid, certain criteria must be fulfilled); ING - Illinois ...
He spent his last 14 years with the Illinois National Guard as a true citizen/soldier. He was medically retired in 2009. In 2011, Morrissey was recognized by the Medal of Honor Foundation with the Courageous Spirit Award for his work with wounded ...
In fact, after AFSCME announced the holding of the strike vote, Rauner threatened to replace striking workers with personnel drawn from the Illinois National Guard. He also recently unveiled a web site where people from around the state could indicate ...
Though Shimkus does not sit on armed services panel, he has been gotten involved with local issues affecting the Illinois National Guard. And last summer he traveled to South Korea where he met with military commanders on the front lines of Washington ...
One Illinois lawmaker says the idea that gym class in high school is helping students stay fit enough to defend the country is laughable.
For the Illinois Army National Guard CH-47 and UH-60 units, this new hot refueling capability will increase their range, allowing them to save more lives when called upon to fight fires and floods.
He grew up in Du Quoin, where he attended schools and later enrolled in the Illinois National Guard. He is a member of Liberty Church.
... Social Security Administration, American Heart Association, Catholic Charities, CEDA, Prince Home in Manteno, Respond Now, Chicago Botanic gardens, Thresholds (veterans Project), Illinois National Guard, Chicagoland Regional College Program, UPS ...
The two candidates running for Ward 6 alderman in the April 4 election weighed in on some issues the Springfield City Council has been discussing recently, including budget challenges, downtown projects and funding for infrastructure.
Trump is right. The news media is the enemy of America. The mainstream American news media has been the single greatest threat to the civil rights of Arabs and Muslims - YES Muslims - over the years.
... Janet MacLeod of Adamant, Vermont; other relatives and many friends. He was preceded in death by his parents. David was a member of the Illinois National Guard for a few years. He was an avid car enthusiast, and his passion was rebuilding street rods.
He graduated from Decatur Barber College and was employed at the Handi Klipper Barber Shop in Zeigler. The shop relocated to Herrin.
Hawkinson was a member of the Illinois National Guard, then joined the U.S. Army as an infantry officer for three years. In Germany, he served as a platoon leader, weapons platoon leader, and public affairs officer.
ROCKFORD - One candidate is a baby boomer, the other is a Gen Xer and the third is from Generation Y. The trio - Ned Friel, 61, Aaron Tokarz, 42, and Jonathan K. Logemann, 29 - reside in Rockford's 2nd Ward.
... everybody's contract," Rauner told an audience of enthusiastic Republicans in a video that surfaced during his 2014 campaign.
The administration would have the right to hire temporary workers willing to cross a picket line. Dennis Murashko, the governor's general counsel, said Rauner could fill spots by mobilizing the Illinois National Guard. However, the governor's office ...
Gen. and Adjutant General of the Illinois National Guard Richard J. Hayes said Todd's invention will affect the army in more than a small way.
ROCK FALLS - The public is invited to learn more about the Illinois Army National Guard, and look over military vehicles and equipment, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Graveside services with military rites conducted by the Herrin American Legion and VFW Posts and the Illinois Army National Guard Funeral Honors Detail will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 23, in Herrin City Cemetery, with the Rev. John Annable officiating.
"Once I got out of active duty, I transitioned over to the (Illinois National) Guard," Rueb said. "I went to John Wood, getting 'gen eds' out of the way," he said, referring to general education requirements.
Ray began his service to his country as a private first class in the army at Fort Shelling, Minn., and retired after 40 years as a command sergeant major in the Illinois National Guard in Urbana. He served in places such as Germany, Berlin, Japan ...




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