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March 28, 2013

A quick look back at National Guard stories from this week: 

Tuition assistance is on its way back, hopefully. The recently-signed continuing resolution reinstates tuition assistance, but there is no timeline attached. (via Stars and Stripes)

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March 19, 2013

On March 20, 2003 -- ten years ago today --  the ground invasion of Iraq began.

National Guard troops were a crucial part of the initial invasion, and by the time U.S. troops were withdrawn in December 2011, more than 286,000 Army and Air Guardsmen had served in Iraq. The Guard’s crucial contributions to Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) stand as an example of the success of the Total Force...

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March 5, 2013

 

On Monday, the House Appropriations Committee released draft language for a full-year Continuing Resolution and a Fiscal Year 2013 Defense spending bill agreed to by House and Senate defense appropriators. This bill would provide stop-gap funding for the federal government through the end of September....

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March 1, 2013

This week, the National Guard Association of the United States sent a letter of support to Rep. Madeleine Bordallo, D-Guam, for her leadership in introducing H.R. 641, the National Guard State Partnership Program...

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