'The Big Lebowski' star Sam Elliott always has felt a sense of guilt that he never served in the Vietnam War when so many of his school friends, with some not returning from the conflict.
The Illinois National Guard announced its new Joint Cyber Range on Saturday at the Air National Guard's 183rd Air Wing in Springfield.
Actor Sam Elliott admits he has “always felt guilty” about not fighting in Vietnam like so many of his generation.
U.S. President Joe Biden said Friday he's "convinced" that Russian President Vladimir Putin has decided to launch a further invasion in Ukraine.
Gov. J.B. Pritzker issued a disaster declaration Tuesday in anticipation of a winter storm that could dump more than one foot of snow across wide swaths of central and southern Illinois.
Illinois lawmakers won't be headed to Springfield this week.
More than 250 Illinois Army National Guard soldiers returned home in November and December, just in time to celebrate the holidays with their families.
Included in the National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal year 2022, passed Tuesday by the U.S. House of Representatives, is a line item to construct a vehicle maintenance building at the facility on South Main Street, just north of Veterans Parkway.
The Illinois National Guard's 183rd Air Wing is one step closer to receiving $10.2 million in funding for a base civil engineer complex in Springfield after the National Defense Authorization Act successfully passed out of the House.
The units received the "notification of sourcing" this week, which is not an official mobilization order but allows for soldiers and their families to prepare for a likely deployment.
Officials are keeping a close eye on the Kyle Rittenhouse trial, with Gov. Tony Evers calling up the Wisconsin National Guard and Kenosha law enforcement saying they are continuing to monitor.
Billionaire Ken Griffin, an ardent foe of billionaire Democratic Gov. J.B. Pritzker, declared Wednesday he was “all in” to back a candidate running to defeat the governor next year. But Griffin did not say who he would support.
Facing a mounting supply chain crisis, the White House is exploring whether to deploy the National Guard to ease bottlenecks, though that option is viewed as unlikely, a person familiar with the matter told CNN.
Gov. J.B. Pritzker activated teams from Urbana, Mattoon and Macomb on Friday at the request of the Louisiana Army National Guard. Guardsmen will assist with debris removal, cleanup and other duties.
An Oak Lawn woman was arrested in Hawaii last week after, court records show, she entered the state with a fake COVID-19 vaccination card that misspelled drug company “Moderna” as “Maderna.”
SPRINGFIELD — The Illinois National Guard has abandoned plans to cancel weekend drills and training exercises in August and September, which w…
At the start of the march in honor of slain 19-year-old Chrys Carvajal, his sister and girlfriend each held a tall stack of flyers promoting a $10,000 reward for tips that lead to who killed the National Guard member earlier this month.
Illinois Environmental Protection Agency officials and members of the Illinois National Guard took samples of ash, runoff, well water and river water from around the site of the fire as well as in the immediate area.
Pieces of history cover almost every inch of the walls in a little, tucked away room in Robert J. Strupp's basement. Certificates and pictures…
Bloomington-Normal for decades had an expansive system of streetcars, dating from just after the Civil War.
As Mayor Lori Lightfoot warned, “Don’t test us. We are ready,” after calling for the Illinois National Guard in Chicago as a Minnesota jury de…
The police chief in a Minneapolis suburb where a Black man was fatally shot during a traffic stop said Monday that he believes the officer who fired intended to use a Taser, not a handgun.
More than 1,000 National Guard members will be leaving Washington, D.C., over the next few days, but several thousand others will stay on for days or weeks, in the ongoing mission to provide security for the U.S. Capitol that has drawn criticism from lawmakers and reluctance from the military.
The state announced new mass vaccination sites in Adams and Cook counties Wednesday and added National Guard support for sites in the state’s southernmost seven counties.