| Aug 13, 2014
| 8:07 PM
Gov. Rick Perry told National and State Guard troops headed to the border region that they would play a key role in protecting the U.S. against narco-terrorists who are “spreading their tentacles” into Texas and deep into the American...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 4:57 PM
After nearly a dozen years of war and scores of deployments, the Maryland National Guard is sending its last soldiers to Afghanistan — even as the killing of a U.S. general this week underscores the continuing volatility of the country and the...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 2:20 PM
HARTFORD — No charges had been filed as of Friday afternoon in motor vehicle collision that killed a Connecticut Army National Guard soldier and injured another on I-95 in Rye, N.Y., police said.
The 21/2-ton Army National Guard truck and a...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 5:18 PM
GREENWICH — Senate Republican leader John McKinney had no idea that Thursday would be among the worst traffic days in Greenwich in recent years.
Traffic is often bad in lower Fairfield County, but a tragic accident that killed a Connecticut Army...
| Sep 6, 2014
| 4:01 PM
Before stepping aboard the military transport flight in Kandahar in late May, Maryland Army National Guard Staff Sgt. Luis Benitez Jr. turned around for one last glimpse of Afghanistan: mountains in the background, clear skies and a line of troops walking...
| Sep 1, 2014
| 5:59 AM
Tammy Duckworth, an Illinois congresswoman and Iraq War amputee, announced Monday that she is pregnant and is due in early December.
Duckworth, 46, a Democrat from Hoffman Estates running for her second term in the House, is expecting a girl,...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 4:10 PM
Over the past 18 years, I am sure many Connecticut residents have seen posters, electronic signs or newspaper announcements for the Bristol Brass and Wind Ensemble. Some of you are our regular audience and others, have no idea who we are, or what we do....
| Sep 2, 2014
| 5:57 PM
Army National Guard units in Maryland and across the country are postponing drills this month to help the National Guard Bureau close an unexpected budget shortfall, officials said Tuesday.
If Congress does not find the money to close the gap, they...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 6:29 PM
THURSDAY UPDATE: The pilot of an F-15C Eagle fighter jet was confirmed dead Thursday night after a crash near Deerfield the day before that led to a search by officials with various local, state and federal agencies.
The name of the pilot will not be...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 1:45 PM
Army National Guard units in Maryland and across the country will begin holding drills again now that Congress has resolved an unexpected budget shortfall, a spokesman for the Maryland National Guard said Thursday.
The Maryland Army National Guard...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 1:26 PM
WASHINGTON — Last year it was a government shutdown that shook up the ranks of Florida's "citizen soldiers." This month, another form of funding shortfall has forced the Florida Army National Guard to suspend its drills, disrupting training plans...