Illinois National Guard
At a news conference on Monday, Quinn said the snow paralyzed some the state’s biggest snow plows and salt trucks.
“My military training played a big role in how I reacted,” said Spc. Jovanta Duncan. “I assessed the situation and took action.”
The Illinois National Guard remains in shock over the sudden death of a seemingly healthy officer during a fitness exam last Friday. The latest on the story from WBBM’s Regine Schlesinger.
Governor Quinn is making a pitch to last-minute filers to give a little back, and support military families, reports WBBM’s Michele Fiore.
Michelle Obama got a boost Tuesday from her home state of Illinois in her campaign to make it easier for military spouses to advance their own careers amid the frequent moves that come with life in a military family.
Gov. Pat Quinn and Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski flew to Marseilles on Sunday to visit National Guard troops.
CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine got a tour of the communications center on Thursday.
Gov. Pat Quinn wants Illinoisans to remember the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks by giving a helping hand to military families.
Gov. Pat Quinn is sending 95 members of the Illinois National Guard and eight helicopters to Vermont to help with flood relief operations in the wake of Hurricane Irene.
There are tens of thousands of federal employees from various government agencies and departments in Chicago. If there is a government shutdown, a lot of them will be staying home.
Now that the worst is over, the National Guard says its work to rescue drivers in the blizzard is complete.
Gov. Pat Quinn has called out the National Guard to assist motorists stranded on interstate highways during the coming blizzard.