Savana… State Representative Tony McCombie (IL-71st) encourages residents of the 71st District to nominate veterans for HONOR 200.

SPRINGFIELD, IL (01/05/2018) (readMedia)-- Story by: Sgt. Stephen L. Gifford, Illinois National Guard Public Affairs

This Thursday, February 15th from 9:00am until 3:00pm

On February 15th, Bridging the Gap will host its 18th Annual Stand Down for homeless Veterans in the Quad Cities. The event will take place at the American Legion Davenport Post 26 located at 702 West 35th Street - Davenport

SPRINGFIELD, IL (02/09/2018) (readMedia)-- Springfield, Ill. – Illinois Army National Guard Col.(ret) Robert Roth of Springfield, Illinois, was awarded the Legion of Merit for his 30 years of dedicated service in a ceremony at Camp Lincoln, Springfield, Illinois, Feb. 6.

The Legion of Merit is awarded for exceptionally meritorious conduct in the performance of outstanding services and achievements.

SPRINGFIELD, IL (02/08/2018) (readMedia)-- Story by Staff Sgt. Robert R. Adams, Illinois National Guard, Public Affairs

QC Veterans Outreach Center has moved to new location at 2720 West Locust Street 9B, Davenport Iowa (across from the Fairgrounds).

Next Food Giveaway Feb. 17th at 11:00, doors open at 10:00.  We have partnered with River Bend Foodbank for a great choose-your-own food basket.

Paper Goods Giveaway, Shoe Pickup, and Catered Lunch.

Driver or Family Member welcome to join us for lunch

We are open at New Location

Prepared Floor Statement of Senator Chuck Grassley of Iowa

Chairman, Senate Judiciary Committee

Veterans’ Second Amendment Rights Restoration Act of 2018

February 6, 2018



Mr. President,



Search Underway to Find Former USS Intrepid Crew Members and Memorabilia for Special 75th Commissioning Anniversary Weekend

WASHINGTON – Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) introduced bipartisan legislation along with Sen. Joni Ernst (R-Iowa) and Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.V.) to restore veterans’ Second Amendment rights. Under current practice, once the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) assigns a fiduciary to help a veteran manage benefit payments, the VA will report that veteran’s name to the National Criminal Instant Background Check System (NICS), commonly known as the national gun ban list.

SPRINGFIELD, IL (01/17/2018) (readMedia)-- Springfield, Ill. – The Illinois Army National Guard announced Jan. 16 that Col. Eric Little of Springfield, Illinois, was selected to serve as the National Guard Bureau Deputy Director of Programs, Analysis and Evaluations and will be promoted to brigadier general.

Little has served as the Illinois Army National Guard's Chief of Staff since March 2016.