By Debbie Gregory. On December 13, 1636, the Massachusetts General Court in Salem issued an order requiring all able-bodied men between 16 and 60 years old to create a standing Army for protection. With that order, what we now know as the National Guard was born. Celebrating its 381st anniversary, the National Guard is integrated […]
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By Debbie Gregory. The United States has higher military spending than any other country so that we can defend our borders, uphold international order and promote American interests abroad. Congress is taxed with increasing the size of the Army in 2018, but the House and Senate have not been able to agree on how many […]
By Debbie Gregory. The Arizona National Guard is trying to oust one of its top officers, Col. Christopher Lambesis, based on charges that he has been insubordinate, as well as a toxic leader who committed and communicated threats to the state’s military commander, Maj. Gen. Michael McGuire. Col. Lambesis, nicknamed “Big Nasty,” has been accused by […]
By Debbie Gregory. Could a sense of loss and grief have been at the root of the recent airport shooting in Ft. Lauderdale? On Jan. 2, 2011, Jose Cintron Rosado and Jose Delgado Arroyo, members of the Puerto Rican Army National Guard, were in a lead vehicle near Taji, Iraq, that was locating and disarming […]
By Debbie Gregory. A change to the Survivor Benefit Plan (SBP) for the families of Guard members and Reservists killed during inactive training will mean an increase in benefits. National Guard and Reserve members would receive the same death benefits as their active-duty counterparts under a bill expected to pass Congress. Up until now, family […]
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