Corbett Says Pa. National Guard Should Be Protected From DownsizingGovernor Corbett has joined all 49 other governors in sending a letter to President Obama opposing cuts to the Army National Guard.
Pa. National Guard Soldiers Return HomeIt was a special welcome home in University City Saturday for 150 Pennsylvania national guard soldiers.
Local Groups Prepare Thousands of Care Packages For US Troops in AfghanistanJoe Brooks, head of the USO of Pennsylvania and Southern NJ, says the boxes contained not only local products such as Tastykakes and Wawa coffee, but some more personal items.
Pa. National Guard Troops Assist With Sandy Cleanup"All in all, it looks pretty good," said Col. Sam Hayes.
Pa. National Guard Troops Prepare To Deploy To KuwaitAround 300 soldiers from the Pennsylvania National Guard are preparing to deploy to Kuwait. And there was a departure ceremony in their honor, this morning.
Pa. National Guard Rescues Hundreds From NE Pennsylvania Flooding"We've mobilized about 1,200 soldiers so far," says Sgt. Matthew Jones. "About 400 of those are in Wilkes-Barre. So far they have had to rescue over 150 civilians."
Gov. Corbett Signs Disaster Declaration For Pennsylvania As Irene NearsGovernor Corbett says the disaster declaration will enable state and local governments to respond more quickly and efficiently to any problems the storm may cause.
Huge Turnout For 4th Of July Parade On The MallPatriotism echoed off Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell Pavilion, as thousands witnessed a program begun with a Buddhist invocation and ended with Mayor Nutter's call for an American Education Revolution.
Some Pennsylvania National Guard Members Warned Of Possible DeploymentClose to 4,000 members of the Pennsylvania National Guard have been made aware of the fact that they could be going to the Middle East for a year-long deployment.
A Sad Farewell To Guard Members Heading To WarAbout 100 men and women from the Pennsylvania Army National Guard 131st transportation company attended a send-off ceremony with their families, this afternoon, in Northeast Philadelphia.