| Oct 14, 2014
| 2:57 PM
Rep. Tammy Duckworth, a double amputee from the Iraq War and lieutenant colonel in the Illinois Army National Guard, is retiring from the military, the Guard said Tuesday.
Duckworth, 46, from Hoffman Estates, is running for a second term in Congress,...
| Jul 25, 2014
| 7:02 PM
Two gel-lined pieces of plastic and the quick thinking of Newport News Police Officer Brendon Walzak may have meant the difference between life and death for a 46-year-old man who was shot in the chest Monday night.
Walzak was among a group of...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 8:20 AM
UConn has released details for First Night, as the men's and women's basketball teams celebrate their championships and begin the journey of a new season. First Night, at Gampel Pavilion, is Oct. 17, from 7-8:15 p.m., will again feature a "co-ed"...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 5:40 PM
As with many suicides, nobody saw this one coming.
Back from his service in Afghanistan, Matthew Melanson was part of a tightly knit group of students at Tunxis Community College. The 22-year-old National Guardsman from Simsbury was known as an avid...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 2:55 PM
With all the attention paid to aircraft carriers and submarines, one proposed defense budget cut might be flying under the radar here in Hampton Roads.
We're talking about the Army National Guard.
The Defense Department is proposing to cut the Guard's...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 4:26 PM
Robert Griffin, now 90, who rose to be second in the Republican U.S. Senate leadership, was defeated in 1978. Since then, only one Michigan Republican, Spencer Abraham in 1994, has been elected to the Senate and for only one term. Evidence that former...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 4:47 PM
Harrisburg, Pa. – No injuries were reported when an Army National Guard RQ-7 Shadow unmanned aerial vehicle performing training operations experienced an uncontrolled hard landing on Fisher Avenue and was run-over by a civilian vehicle outside of...
| May 26, 2014
| 1:08 PM
The assistant adjutant general of the Army National Guard Maryland on Monday said the sons and daughters of America who have given their lives in military service are “beacons of hope” to the world that freedom and democracy can prevail....
| Jun 1, 2014
| 2:36 PM
Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's parents sent him a public message from Idaho one day after the Taliban released him in exchange for five Guantanamo Bay detainees.
Bergdahl is being treated at a U.S. military hospital in Landstuhl, Germany, and has not yet...
| Jun 1, 2014
| 6:06 PM
Senior Republicans criticized President Obama on Sunday for releasing five high-ranking Taliban prisoners to secure the return of an American prisoner of war, arguing that it breached longstanding U.S. policy against negotiating with terrorists....
| Jun 3, 2014
| 3:00 AM
The Town of Bel Air will celebrate Flag Day on Saturday, June 7, at 8 a.m. at the William A. Humbert Amphitheater in Shamrock Park.
Traditionally, Flag Day is recognized on June 14; however, the town coordinates the scheduling of this ceremony with...