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Mexican president to make National Guard part of army

Jun. 15, 2021 11:19 AM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s president said Tuesday he plans to make the National Guard part of the army, erasing the thin pretense of a civilian-controlled force that was used to gain approval for its creation two years ago. President Andrés Manuel López Obrador...

Nevada Air National Guard has 1st female instructor pilot

Jun. 12, 2021 13:12 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Maj. Sarah Spy wanted to be a pilot since she was a little girl. Now, at 37, she has become the first female flight instructor pilot for the Nevada Air National Guard. “It’s pretty exciting,” Spy told the Las Vegas Review-Journal. “It’s kind...

Delegation members urge DOD to act on Tucson contamination

Jun. 10, 2021 11:32 AM EDT

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Members of Arizona's congressional delegation are calling on the U.S. Department of Defense to prioritize cleanup of underground contamination linked to two military installations in Tucson. A letter sent by Sens. Kyrsten Sinema and Mark Kelly and...

Retired Gen. McGuire jumps into Arizona Senate race

Jun. 08, 2021 20:23 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Retired Maj. Gen. Michael “Mick” McGuire, who led the Arizona National Guard through the state's response to the COVID-19 pandemic, formally began his campaign for U.S. Senate on Tuesday, becoming the second major Republican looking to unseat Democrat Mark Kelly. ...

Takeaways: Senate report on 'absolutely brutal' Jan. 6 siege

Jun. 08, 2021 17:30 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Senate report examining the security failures surrounding the Jan. 6 insurrection at the Capitol says missed intelligence, poor planning and multiple layers of bureaucracy led to the violent siege. It does not fault former President Donald Trump, who told his supporters...

Senate report details broad failures around Jan. 6 attack

Jun. 08, 2021 16:34 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Senate investigation of the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol found a broad intelligence breakdown across multiple agencies, along with widespread law enforcement and military failures that led to the violent attack. There were clear warnings...

Editorial Roundup: Indiana

Jun. 08, 2021 14:06 PM EDT

Terre Haute Tribune-Star. June 4, 2021. Editorial: Coming up short on air base still a win for Hulman Field Every competition inherently involves winning and losing. The U.S. Air Force has chosen a site in Arkansas to establish a multi-national...

Vermont works to expand relationship with North Macedonia

Jun. 01, 2021 11:06 AM EDT

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont's lieutenant governor and commerce secretary are in North Macedonia to expand a relationship with the Balkan country that was previously related to military and security issues. Lieutenant Gov. Molly Gray and Commerce Secretary Lindsay...

National Guard mission to provide security ending at Capitol

May. 23, 2021 18:12 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly five months after being deployed to the U.S. Capitol to help quell the Jan. 6 insurrection, National Guard troops were set to leave and turn over security of the area to Capitol Police. Guard troops, their mission ending Sunday, were expected to...

Military dad returns to Mississippi, surprises son

May. 23, 2021 13:21 PM EDT

TUPELO, Miss. (AP) — Staff Sgt. Michael Otts returned to Mississippi on Wednesday after an 11-month deployment with the U.S. Army National Guard to surprise his son at Lawndale Elementary School. Lawndale Principal Talina Knight told Otts’ son, fourth grader Corbin,...