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About 25,000 members of the National Guard are streaming into Washington from across the country. Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb said last week that he would be deploying 625 troops to Washington from Jan. 16-22.
The bill would have affirmed 3% pay raises for U.S. troops and authorized more than $740 billion in military programs and construction.
The state on Wednesday announced a five-part plan that also includes sending 2 million N-95 masks and 400,000 face shields to nursing homes, which have been particularly hard hit by the virus.
The Joint Hypersonics Transition Office Systems Engineering Field Activity hub will be located at Naval Surface Warfare Center in Crane. A team of 30 engineers and program managers will be based there to support the program.
The New York-based World Olivet Assembly announced it would use the 63-acre campus as educational facilities. Former property owner Howe Military Academy closed last year after 135 years.
Trump said he was recommending that governors deploy the National Guard in sufficient numbers to “dominate the streets.”
Mayor Joe Hogsett said on Sunday he did not think it would be necessary to use the Indiana National Guard to help protect downtown.
South Bend Mayor and presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg said female veterans and service members have been neglected, including on concerns about sexual harassment and women’s health. Women are the military’s fastest-growing subgroup.
The ceremony Saturday drew dignitaries, Navy officials, four survivors of the ship’s namesake sunk during World War II and family members of current crew members.
Salem native R. Dale Lyles has spent 32 years in the military, including deployments to Bosnia and Afghanistan.
Robert Wilkie, secretary of veterans affairs, told the American Legion National Convention in Indianapolis on Wednesday that the issue needs urgent attention.
A woman says she’s upset that the Indiana National Guard’s leader was allowed to retire just days after she filed a lawsuit accusing him retaliating against her for reporting his alleged affair with a subordinate.
The leader of the Indiana National Guard is stepping down days after a former contract worker accused him of retaliating against her for reporting his alleged affair with a subordinate.
Marion County Prosecutor Terry Curry confirmed the investigation Tuesday. Three agency employees recently resigned following media reports about the department.
More than 200 current and former members of the military from multiple states have filed federal and state suits against the parent of Indianapolis-based Aearo Technologies LLC in recent weeks.
Indiana officials have approved new rules to rein in a state agency that awarded grants intended for struggling veterans to its own employees.
Agency Director James Brown acknowledged that he may have approved state employee requests more quickly than other requests because he was aware of the employee's circumstances.
The pre-dawn pact put to bed a five-and-a-half hour federal shutdown while authorizing big spending increases for the military, domestic programs and disaster relief.