September 29, 2019 The Daily Egyptian

Making the case for the Army National Guard


The people of Illinois need services in Afghanistan:

July 26, 2019 Chicago Tribune

Hundreds of Illinois National Guard members set to deploy this weekend for Afghanistan — the largest call-up in a decade


The people of Illinois need services in Iraq:

November 5, 2018

Chicago-based Illinois National Guard unit mobilizes for Iraq

Any members of the press available to show up and ask why the people of Illinois need services in Iraq and Afghanistan, absent any military emergency, national emergency, draft, or declaration of war?


Sep 25, 2019 Coal Valley News

Pat McGeehan: Keep National Guard out of undeclared wars

The Department of Defense track record for winning undeclared wars goes back to 1949.


Sep 24, 2019 Military Times

The National Guard’s suicide rate has surpassed the other military components

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How Do The Troops Defend The Constitution?

Not asking about the oath of enlistment. Asking about what happens after the oath has been taken.


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