Airmen from Springfield, Peoria and Scott Air Force Base

EDWARDSVILLE, IL (12/15/2017) (readMedia)-- Approximately 35 Airmen from the Illinois Air National Guard's Springfield-based 183nd Wing, Peoria-based 182nd Airlift Wing and the 126th Air Refueling Wing on Scott Air Force Base who were performing hurricane relief missions in Puerto Rico returned to Illinois last night (Dec. 14) aboard one of the 126th Air Refueling Wing's KC-135 aircraft.

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Coast Guard has announced the names for its Sentinel Class of Fast Response Cutters, each vessel being named for a deceased leader, trailblazer or hero of the Coast Guard and its predecessor services of the U.S. Revenue Cutter Service, the U.S. Lifesaving Service and the U.S. Lighthouse Service.

Ham & Food Basket Giveaway

Saturday Dec. 16th

QC Veterans Outreach Center 

"Christmas Celebration"



Doors Open at 10am and Event 11 to 1 p.m.

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Coast Guard is seeking input from mariners for a study of navigation requirements in the Pacific Seacoast System. 

The Waterways Analysis and Management System (WAMS) study will review the short range Aids to Navigation (ATON) system that covers American waterways from the Canadian border to the Mexican border and around Alaska, Hawaii and the Marianas Islands.

Des Moines, IA- State Senator Nate Boulton, Democratic candidate for governor, made the following statement in reaction to the Iowa Veterans Home in Marshalltown closing one of its residential halls.

On Friday, November 10th First Class Community Credit Union sponsored a Veterans Day radiothon to raise funds for the American Legion of Iowa’s Veteran Service and Assistance Programs.

SPRINGFIELD, IL (11/09/2017) (readMedia)-- Springfield, Illinois – The Illinois National Guard is sending a team of Soldiers to Afghanistan as part of a mission supporting Operation Freedom's Sentinel. The soldiers will train and work side-by-side with their Polish counterparts.

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Dave Loebsack today introduced legislation that builds on current public-private partnership efforts to ensure our veterans have the skills necessary to seamlessly enter the workforce after they return home. The Veterans Employment Training (VET) Act would provide grants to encourage local businesses and community colleges to offer our veterans the training needed to be successful in newly created jobs.

QC Veterans Outreach Center  "Our One Year Anniversary"

Winter Accessories Give Away - Hats, Gloves, and Blankets


Doors Open at 10am and Event 11 to 1 p.m.


Book Exhange is open and Work Clothes Closet & Computer Corner

Doors Open at 10:00 a.m.

VietNow, also known as VeteransNow, raised money in Iowa; charity claimed donations would help local vets, but had no local programs