National Guard

Veteran Reemployment
5:15 pm
Mon October 28, 2013

U.S. Stepping Up Enforcement of Veterans' Reemployment Rights

Originally published on Tue October 29, 2013 9:11 am

An Army Reservist will collect back pay from an Everett, Wash. company accused of violating his reemployment rights.

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National Guard Training
4:31 pm
Thu October 17, 2013

Northwest Guard Members Can Make Up Missed Training

File photo of personnel from the Army, Navy and Washington State National Guard conducting a weapons qualification exercise at Fort Lewis, Wash.
Journalist 1st Class Dave Gordon US Navy

Originally published on Thu October 17, 2013 4:25 pm

National Guard members in the Northwest will get the chance to make up the training they missed during the partial government shutdown.

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National Guard Deployment
6:41 am
Thu February 21, 2013

Oregon And Idaho National Guard Troops Heading Overseas

Two Oregon National Guard units are mobilizing for overseas deployments. Idaho soldiers will be joining one of the missions.

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National Guard Unemployment
5:17 am
Mon March 12, 2012

National Guard Soldiers Request Deployment In Face Of Job Market

Spc. David Hampton, 21, returned to Hayden, Idaho, in September and is still looking for work.
Photo by Jessica Robinson Northwest News Network

COEUR D’ALENE, Idaho - A few months ago, two northwest soldiers returned from Iraq with their National Guard unit. Both started looking for new civilian jobs. Neither is satisfied with what they found. Correspondent Jessica Robinson recently checked in with them and discovered that both soldiers are now thinking about signing up for another overseas tour with the military.

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Our Northwest Economy
4:05 pm
Mon May 17, 2010

WA And OR National Guard Soldiers Headed To Afghanistan

JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. – They're leaving their jobs and their families to spend a year in Afghanistan. Nearly one hundred and fifty Washington and Oregon National Guard members will deploy this summer. Monday Governor Chris Gregoire led a formal farewell ceremony for the Washington citizen-soldiers. Cindy Rue's son is a helicopter mechanic and back-up gunner. He's been to Afghanistan before.

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