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BOONE, N.C. -- When Jake Keller '17, a student in the Master of music therapy program at Appalachian State University, told Dr. Cathy McKinney in 2014 he was considering joining the North Carolina Army National Guard, McKinney, who is the director of the music therapy program in Appalachian's ...
The military relies on manpower but according to the Pentagon, approximately 71 percent of Americans age 17 to 24 are ineligible to serve. That age group is the military's main recruitment source. Illinois National Guard recruitment commander said Illinois is seeing the same problem. "Recruiting is an issue throughout the ...

C.L. "Butch" Otter cited the National Guard youth Challenge program in Pierce as one of the top accomplishments of his gubernatorial career. Otter, who will finish his third term as governor this year, made the comment during a meeting with the Idaho Press Club on Thursday. "If I had to look at one thing ...
State Sen. Wayne Wallingford, R-Cape Girardeau, has received national recognition from the National Guard Association. He was one of five individuals nationwide to be awarded the Charles Dick Medal of Merit by the National Guard Association of the United States. The award is given to elected officials ...
In response to the over $22 million in improper payments the California Army National Guard (ARNG) made in cash bonuses and other soldier incentives from 2004 through 2010, ARNG officials implemented some internal controls to prevent future improper incentive payments. These internal controls ...
On Feb. 17, 1735, Morgan Morgan was commissioned as a captain and commander of a new company of riflemen formed in what is now present day Berkeley County, West Virginia, the First Virginia Regiment, better known today as the West Virginia Army National Guard's 201st Field Artillery Regiment.

MADISON - The Marshfield Readiness Center this year will receive a $1 million renovation to heating and cooling equipment and restrooms as the Wisconsin Army National Guard continues to modernize its armories across the state. The State Building Commission on Wednesday approved the 50 percent ...
CHARLESTON -- On Saturday, the West Virginia Army National Guard will observe the 283rd anniversary of the establishment of the first militia company in what is now West Virginia, the 201st Field Artillery Regiment whose lineage led to the founding of the present day West Virginia Army National Guard.
WORCESTER - With family members and friends offering proud smiles and applause at mechanics Hall, members of a National Guard facilities management unit were sent off for nine months in Southwest Asia. A deployment ceremony was held Thursday morning for the 188th engineer Detachment of the ...
rain poured down as they passed a convoy of Ohio National Guard Humvees on State Route 14 and Lake Rockwell Road in Ravenna Township. As 21-year-old Jeremy Taylor, the driver of the last Humvee, attempted to pass a school bus, he lost control of the military truck, according to an Ohio State ...
According to the 138th Fighter Wing, an Oklahoma Air National Guard unit based in Tulsa, the National Guard Bureau at the Pentagon is weighing the option to have F-16s from the 138th fly training missions in the Vance Military Operations Areas (MOAs). Under the proposed action, F-16s from the 138th ...
The 201st Field Artillery Regiment is recognized as the oldest active National Guard unit and the longest continuous serving unit in all of the U.S. Army. According to a release from the West Virginia Army National Guard, on June 14, 1775 the American Continental army was formed, and from all the ...
Local officials are backing a statewide measure that would provide tuition assistance to Oregon National Guard members attending public community colleges and universities. House Bill 4035, sponsored by Rep. Mike McLane (R-Powell Butte) and Gene Whisnant (R-Sunriver), was introduced at the start ...
With midterm elections this year, some members of Congress are wondering what the Defense Department can do to guard against foreign meddling. At a Feb. 13 Senate Armed Services cybersecurity subcommittee hearing, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) suggested that the National Guard should step in,.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Gov. Eric Greitens said the Missouri National Guard will participate in training exercises with Israeli troops who are part of a special command focused on civilian protection. Greitens announced Friday the National Guard will form a partnership with the Israeli Home Front ...
Sgt. Melissa Sullivan, a production recruiter for the Alaska Air National Guard, said despite unique challenges, recruitment in the state is on par with other states. "Recruiting in Alaska has some unique challenges because most of our state isn't accessible by road system so then you have travel costs that ...
The 231 Transportation Battalion soldiers pose for a picture while stationed in Korea. The battalion was from Maryland and served during a time of segregation in the state and in military. Overtime, the Maryland National Guard desegregated, allowing African-Americans to explore other areas of the military.

We had significant runoff and very heavy rain." Friday's National Guard training simulated widespread flooding across the Missouri, Cheyenne and Red River Basins. They're also gearing up for other types of disasters. "Flood operations have traditionally been an operation that happens in North Dakota, but ...
An American Flag waves in the wind June 13 at the Idaho National Guard in Twin Falls. PAT SUTPHIN, TIMES-NEWS. facebook · twitter · email; Print; Save. TWIN FALLS -- The engineer battalion of the 116th Cavalry Brigade Combat Team will hold a change of command ceremony at 10:30 a.m. Saturday ...
National Guard helping after chemicals found Delaware in town's well. Gray Hall reports during Action News at 9 a.m. on February 10, 2018. (WPVI). AP. Saturday, February 10, 2018 09:36AM. DOVER, Del. --. Gov. John Carney has authorized the National Guard to assist residents of a southern Delaware town after the ...
An Illinois Army National Guard soldier escorted Wednesday a kindergartner whose father died in a military training accident last year to her first father-daughter dance. First Sgt. Jospeh Bierbrodt, of Sheridan Hills, with the 933rd Military police Company, took 5-year-old Cayleigh Hinton to the dance in ...
Another government shutdown -- even a short one -- has particularly bad timing for the Hawaii National Guard, which has its once-a-month drills this weekend. More than 4,500 Hawaii army and Air Guard soldiers were expected to train Saturday and Sunday. However, even with the specter of another ...
Pvt. Cade Juenger of Collinsville, Illinois, poses at the St. Louis Military SPRINGFIELD, IL - Pvt. Cade Juenger, of Collinsville, Illinois, was sworn into the Illinois Army National Guard Jan. 19, at the St. Louis Military Entrance Processing Station. Juenger enlisted as a 12B, Combat engineer, and is assigned ...
Serving in the Oklahoma Army National Guard or joining the ROTC offers many opportunities for students who have a desire to serve the country. Not only are there financial benefits, there are also leadership opportunities for students to grow whether they want to serve for a few years or make a career out ...
Thank you for Reading! On your next view you will be asked to log in or create an account to continue reading. facebook · twitter · email; Print; Save. WELLSBORO - A tank crew from the Pennsylvania Army National Guard based in Wellsboro earned the title of top gun at a recent training exercise.
Come the end of May, the 200th Airlift Squadron is scheduled for closure by the Air Force -- and the Colorado National Guard isn't happy about. "Uncertainty breeds frustration right now," Major Gen. Mike Loh said. Loh is fighting to keep the squadron, based in Colorado Springs, open -- disagreeing with ...
One of the issues the state Legislature is taking up in its current short session is whether to provide tuition assistance to members of the Oregon National Guard who attend in-state community colleges or public universities. Oregon is one of only three states that doesn't provide some sort of college tuition ...
At the request of the city, Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton authorized the Minnesota National Guard to provide support to security efforts leading up to and during Super Bowl 52. The Guardsmen provided direct support to and worked alongside law enforcement officers from across the state. Like their ...
To our West Virginia National Guard family - We are unfortunately at a point once again where we are preparing for a potential government shutdown. The current continuing resolution funding expires tonight at midnight and without another continuing resolution or budget deal before that deadline, we will ...
Her date to the dance at Our Lady of Humility school in Beach Park was Joseph Bierbrodt, a first sergeant in the Illinois Army National Guard, who volunteered to accompany the kindergartener to her first dance, since her daddy couldn't physically be there. army Sgt. Terrence Hinton died in a military truck ...
An Illinois Army National Guard soldier escorted Wednesday a kindergartner whose father died in a military training accident last year to her first father-daughter dance. First Sgt. Jospeh Bierbrodt, of Sheridan Hills, with the 933rd Military police Company, took 5-year-old Cayleigh Hinton to the dance in ...
Tupelo native promoted to National Guard colonel ... Murphy, 49, will now serve as director of staff of the Mississippi Air National Guard. He will coordinate personnel, logistics and operation matters with the Air National Guard Wings, headquarters staff, assistant adjutant general - air and the adjutant ...
St. Thomas -- Brig. Gen. Deborah Howell told legislators Friday that National Guardsmen can expect to be paid in full by mid-February for work during hurricanes Irma and Maria. Howell appeared Friday for testimony about another bill related to adult and teen educational programs, but senators seized ...
The first female commander of an Ohio National Guard air base in the state is scheduled to assume command of the base in northern Ohio in a change-of-command ceremony. Feb. ... Allison Miller will take command of the 179th Airlift Wing at Lahm Air National Guard Base in Mansfield on Saturday.
A Chico man has been convicted for participating in a National Guard recruiting fraud scheme. After an eight-day trial, a federal jury in Sacramento found steel A. Davis, 45, guilty of eight counts of wire fraud in a scheme to obtain bonuses for referring people to enlist in the California National Guard, ...
Boston -- The governor's bill to double the minimum daily pay earned by soldiers and airmen performing active state duty in the National Guard and to establish a code of conduct for the guard cleared its first hurdle Thursday morning. After hearing about 17 minutes of testimony on the bill (S 2236) from ...
A military plan calls for the disbanding of an Army National Guard helicopter battalion in Marana by the end of the year. ... are making an eleventh-hour appeal to suspend a decision to cut the number of Apache attack helicopter battalions in the army National Guard and disband a unit based in Marana.
The museum started off January with some major events hosting the Nebraska National Guard aviation Safety Conference and the Non-commissioned Officers Call. These events brought guardsmen from around the state to Seward for an all day conference at the facility. These events boosted the usually ...
SPOKANE, Wash. - After six-months in Southwest Asia, 31 airmen from the 242nd Combat Communications Squadron (CBCS) arrived home Tuesday evening at the Spokane International Airport. "I'm incredibly proud of the men and women in the 242nd, and consider myself lucky to lead a phenomenal ...
When 500 soldiers from the 10th Mountain Division's Headquarters deploy to Iraq this spring, they'll have support from 90 more soldiers from the Army National Guard. The National Guard soldiers are part of the New York Guard's newest unit, which was formed a couple of years ago in Syracuse. The guard ...
San Diego - California National Guard's 79th Infantry Brigade Combat team left San Diego Tuesday for a nine-month NATO security and stability mission in Kosovo. The troops boarded a private plane at Lindbergh Field and first stopped in Texas for training. They will also stop in Germany before reaching ...
LATHAM, NY - Four New York Army National Guard soldiers will compete in the 2018 Winter Olympic games in Pyeongchang, South Korea next month. Sergeants Emily Sweeney, Nick Cunningham, Matthew Mortensen and Justin Olsen will all be competing in bobsled and luge events. "Most New Yorkers are accustomed ...
Mark Dayton announced Monday afternoon that he signed an executive order directing the National Guard to provide emergency relief in Steele County, where 17 inches of snow had been reported in Owatonna by Monday night. The order came at the request of the county sheriff. The National Guard was ...
The 174th Attack Wing at Hancock Field Air National Guard Base, also in Syracuse, has 25 personnel and five vehicles standing by at the Air Base for missions. Ten soldiers from the 204th engineer Battalion with five vehicles are on duty in Binghamton to assist with possible flooding in that area. There are ...
If you just walked your dog in it, it was kind of pleasant. But Christopher Magan at the PiPress says, "Minnesota has called on the National Guard to rescue and shelter motorists stranded by a heavy snowstorm Monday. … The National Guard is also directed to provide help as needed in Blue Earth, Brown, Carver, Dakota, ...
The Minnesota National Guard will also respond with emergency relief until the end of the winter storm. The Order also directs the National Guard to provide assistance in Freeborn, Blue Earth, Brown, Carver, Dakota, Goodhue, Faribault, Le Sueur, Martin, McLeod, Nicollet, Redwood, Renville, Rice, Scott, ...
Sergeant David Steen works on the tail of an HH-60M Black Hawk helicopter inside the South Dakota National Guard aircraft hangers at the Rapid City Regional Airport recently. The National Guard is planning a $20 million expansion at the airport for a new readiness center. Hannah Hunsinger, Journal ...
(AP) - Gov. Dayton has called out the Minnesota National Guard to help stranded motorists as a winter storm sweeps across the southern half of the state. Interstate 35 is closed between Owatonna and Faribault. Authorities are advising motorists to stay off the roads in southern Minnesota because of ...
Des Moines, Iowa -- The government shutdown over the weekend forced 900 Iowa National Guard members on to unpaid furlough. "Regardless, if they're on furlough or not they need to be paid because they are always on standby," said Indianola resident Mindie Dumas. No one was on standby to guard ...
Drivers emerge from near white out conditions in the southbound lanes of Highway 169 north of Mankato, Minn., Monday, Jan. 22, 2018. The Minnesota Department of Transportation is advising against traveling in portions of southwest Minnesota because of white out conditions. The visibility issue extends ...


 

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