Oldest Flying Chinook Helicopter Facing Retirement After Decades Of FlightFirst, 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.
California Not Deploying National Guard Troops To Mexican Border For ImmigrantsTexas 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 Charged In California Guard Recruitment Fraud8 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.
California National Guardsmen Get Prison For Assault Rifle TheftStephen 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.
National Guardsman Sentenced To Prison Time For Stealing, Selling Machine GunsA Stockton man has been sentenced to prison time for stealing a machine gun then selling it, the U.S. Attorney’s Office announced Friday.
California National Guard Head Rips Plan Not To Pay 23,000 Troops During ShutdownThe California National Guard played a critical role providing air support in the fight against the devastating Rim Fire around Yosemite National Park.
Governor Brown Names Internal Inspector For California National GuardGov. Jerry Brown has appointed an Army National Guard lieutenant colonel as California's first independent inspector general of the California Military Department.
National Guard Members Return Home After Iraq Tour About 100 soldiers arrived home to their families Thursday after serving a year’s deployment in Iraq.
Governor Appoints New Head Of Calif. National GuardCalifornia Gov. Jerry Brown has appointed a new head of the California National Guard.
Natl. Guard Pilots' Pay ProbedEight 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.