California National Guard
First, a Chinook CH-47D that’s historic. It’s logged more than 10,000 flight hours, including missions in Vietnam, Korea, Iraq and Afghanistan. One of the 47Ds being replaced is the oldest flying Chinook in the world.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry has been a vocal critic of the White House’s response to the border crisis as he considers a second presidential run. He is deploying up to 1,000 troops over the next month at an estimated cost of $12 million per month.
8 current or former members of the California National Guard have been indicted on federal charges accusing them of fraudulently obtained tens of thousands of dollars in recruiting referral bonuses.
Stephen Gooden, 40, of Stockton, was sentenced Thursday to a year in prison and fined $1,000 for possessing a machine gun. A fellow former guardsman, Luis Castro, 28, of Sacramento, was sentenced last month to 20 months in prison.
A Stockton man has been sentenced to prison time for stealing a machine gun then selling it, the U.S. Attorney’s Office announced Friday.
The California National Guard played a critical role providing air support in the fight against the devastating Rim Fire around Yosemite National Park.
Gov. Jerry Brown has appointed an Army National Guard lieutenant colonel as California’s first independent inspector general of the California Military Department.
About 100 soldiers arrived home to their families Thursday after serving a year’s deployment in Iraq.
California Gov. Jerry Brown has appointed a new head of the California National Guard.
Eight California Air National Guard pilots are under criminal investigation for allegedly padding their salaries by getting paid for more than one shift on the same day, according to a Sacramento Bee investigation.