#The National Guard

OBITUARY: John Lewis Bradley

John Lewis Bradley, age 81, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2022, after a courageous battle with cancer. John was preceded in death by his parents, Lewis Jim Bradley and Catherine Bowman Bradley; brother, Soloman Dane Bradley; and grandparents, Roy and Grace Rose Bowman and Joe Bradley. He is survived...
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National Guard called in to assist Kadlec

RICHLAND, Wash. — Cases and hospitalizations are continuing to climb in the Tri-Cities and now the National Guard has been brought in to help. "They're being utilized in quite a few different ways," Kadlec Chief Operating Officer/Chief Nursing Officer Kirk Harper said. Ten members from the National Guard are...
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FOX Reno

Nevada prisons severely understaffed, some call for National Guard help

CARSON CITY, Nev. (News 4 & Fox 11) — About 25% of Nevada prison worker positions are vacant, the director of the Nevada Department of Corrections told a state board Monday. The severe staff shortage, which has worsened since the start of the pandemic, has some correctional officers working 16-hour shifts to maintain emergency level staffing.

National Guard arrives at Princeton Community Hospital

PRINCETON, WV (WVNS) – The National Guard arrived to lend assistance to workers at Princeton Community Hospital on Tuesday, January25, 3033. Princeton Community Hospital has been at full capacity for weeks. All beds in the hospital, both in-patient and intensive care, are full. Princeton Community is one of dozens of hospitals across the nation that […]
Herald & Review

GOP candidates for governor debut TV spots blaming Pritzker for crime rise

CHICAGO — Republican candidates for governor Richard Irvin and Jesse Sullivan launched television spots Tuesday that followed the party’s election-year strategy of using spikes in violent crime to attack Democratic Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s leadership. Irvin’s ad was unveiled little more than a week after the Aurora mayor...

GOP Governor Candidates Launch TV Ads

TV ads are going up around the state for two of the announced Republican candidates for governor. Aurora Mayor Richard Irvin is focusing on crime in his first TV ad, in which he says he responded to riots in Aurora in 2020 by calling in the National Guard. But Democrats respond that mayors cannot call in the Guard, and note that any decision to send in Guardsmen would have had to come from Governor JB Pritzker.
Liberal First

Locals coming to Topeka makes a difference

GUEST COLUMN, Shannon Francis, 124th District Representative. The State of Kansas has mobilized the National Guard to support local health departments with COVID-19 testing. Guard members arrived in Liberal this week to begin training with local Health Department staff at our testing site. In addition to the extra staff, the state is supplying the county with saliva-based testing supplies to meet the recent increase in demand for testing.
Metro News

WVU Medicine welcomes assistance from W.Va. National Guard

MORGANNTOWN, W.Va. — WVU Medicine facilities are the latest to benefit from assistance from the West Virginia National Guard. Troops are being deployed to WVU Medicine outlets all across the state. There are 25 guardsmen and women at the home base at Morgantown’s Ruby Memorial Hospital. “We’re excited...