National Guard Apache Helicopter Crashes in Mississippi Killing Two Crew Members

An AH-64 Apache helicopter

A Mississippi National Guard AH-64 Apache attack helicopter crashed in the northern part of the state near Booneville on Friday afternoon, a service component spokesperson confirmed. Two Guardsmen who were on board were killed in the mishap and safety crews were at the scene, according to a statement from Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves. The names […]

Pennsylvania Bill Would Give Employers Tax Credit for Hiring National Guard Members

U.S. soldiers with the Pennsylvania National Guard attend National Night Out in Muhlenberg Township, Pennsylvania.

Hoping to incentivize employers to hire Pennsylvania National Guard members, state Sen. Tracy Pennycuick (R-Montgomery/Berks) introduced a bill to provide a $1,000 tax credit to employers who hire them. “The Pennsylvania National Guard is recognized as one of the finest National Guards in the nation, and it’s largely made up of part-time members who work […]

Gov. Whitmer Signs Bill Extending Tuition Assistance to National Guard Family Members

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer visits Michigan National Guard soldiers in Latvia.

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed a bill to give tuition assistance benefits to spouses and dependents of National Guard members Saturday. House Bill 4199 expands eligibility for tuition assistance to National Guard members’ family members and increases the funding cap from $10 million to $15 million. The Michigan National Guard Tuition Assistance Program provides financial assistance for service members attending any public […]