National Guard

File photo of the National Guard. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Obama Authorizes Guard, Reserve Call-Up for Ebola

President Barack Obama is authorizing the Pentagon to call up reserve and National Guard troops if they are needed to assist in the U.S. response to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

10/16/2014

File photo of a courtroom. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

6 Implicated In National Guard Bribery Scheme

Six people were implicated Wednesday in contract-rigging schemes involving the bribery of National Guard officials, and three individuals have pleaded guilty, prosecutors said.

10/01/2014

File photo of the National Guard. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Md. National Guard Welcomes Troops Home

The Maryland National Guard is welcoming home about 200 members of the 1229th Transportation Company from their nearly yearlong deployment to Afghanistan.

09/06/2014

Reggie Wayne #87 of the Indianapolis Colts. (credit: Michael Hickey/Getty Images)

Reggie Wayne’s 4 Most Ridiculous Colts Training Camp Entrances

Indianapolis Colts wide receiver Reggie Wayne has earned a reputation for his flashy training camp arrivals and this year was no different. In keeping with tradition, Wayne stepped up his training camp arrival game.

07/24/2014

An anti-immigration group is running more than $1 million in ads criticizing lawmakers for not stopping the flow of new workers into the United States.  (John Moore/Getty Images)

House Democrat: ‘Shameful’ That ‘Most Generous Nation in the World is Trembling’ at Immigration Crisis

House Republicans are preparing to recommend National Guard at the border and speedier returns of Central American youths as their response to the immigration crisis on the border.

07/15/2014

File photo of U.S. troops in Afghanistan. (credit: WASEEM NIKZAD/AFP/Getty Images)

National Guard Facility Named For Md. Soldier

A physical fitness center at a National Guard facility will be named for a Baltimore soldier who was killed while serving in Afghanistan.

05/14/2014

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said in an interview broadcast Friday that the focus of an investigation into alleged delayed treatments and deaths in the Veterans Administration's health care system should be to "fix the problem" rather than fire VA Secretary Eric Shinseki.  (Credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Soldier Sues Army For $100 Million Over Tattoo Rules

It’s been a busy week for the Department of Defense with calls for a review of new military regulations concerning appearance that one soldier is even suing over.

05/02/2014

The Va. National Guard is being readied for a projected massive snowstorm. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Va. National Guard Prepares To Help After Massive Snow Storm

Up to 300 members of the Virginia National Guard and the Virginia Defense Force will be staged in Virginia to help respond to a winter storm.

02/12/2014

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel talks to the media following a meeting of the defense ministers held at the NATO headquarters in Brussels on Oct. 23, 2013. (credit: THIERRY CHARLIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Hagel Slams States Defying Pentagon Over Same-Sex Benefits Policy

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on Thursday sharply criticized U.S. states that are defying the Pentagon by refusing to allow National Guard facilities to issue ID cards that enable same-sex spouses of military members to claim benefits.

11/01/2013

Workers set up folding chairs in preparation for the US Presidential Inauguration ceremony at the US Capitol in Washington, DC, on January 8, 2013. US President Barack Obama will be ceremonially sworn in for his second term during the public Inauguration event attended by hundreds of thousands of spectators on January 21, 2013. (Photo by SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Lottery Set for D.C. Residents’ Inauguration Tickets

The District of Columbia’s representative in Congress is holding a lottery for tickets to President Barack Obama’s second inauguration.

01/11/2013

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