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Troop Deployment

A deployment ceremony for troops from the Pennsylvania National Guard at the armory in Northeast Philadelphia. (Credit: Jim Melwert)

Pa. National Guard Troops Prepare To Deploy To Kuwait

Around 300 soldiers from the Pennsylvania National Guard are preparing to deploy to Kuwait. And there was a departure ceremony in their honor, this morning.


(Jill Biden, wife of VP Joe Biden, reads to schoolchildren at the Free Library of Philadelphia.  Credit: Pat Loeb)

Jill Biden, Wife of VP and Mother of Iraq Vet, Reads Her Book at Free Library

The book, Don’t Forget, God Bless Our Troops, is about the Bidens’ granddaughter and her experiences when her father, Beau Biden, was in Iraq with the Delaware National Guard.