MOLINE, IL – WQPT, Quad Cities PBS invites veterans who served in the United States military, in any capacity, from World War I through the present, to share their story of service as a part of the Library of Congress’ Veterans History Project. 

The interviews will be held Saturday, July 29 from noon to 3:00 pm during The Wall That Heals exhibit on the campus of Western Illinois University – Quad Cities, 3300 River Drive, Moline, Illinois.

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Coast Guard is mourning the recent loss of its second Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard, Phillip F. Smith, who died June 22, 2017.

Scott Community College Foundation is excited to share that they received notification today from The American Legion of Iowa Foundation that the college foundation will receive $2,000 again this year in support of veteran student scholarships.  This funding can be used to support two students at $1,000 each or four students at $500 each.

WASHINGTON --The U.S. Coast Guard announced today an update to its navigation guidance for the use of electronic charts in lieu of paper charts and publications.

Your Illinois Department of Employment Security invites you to attend a Workshop

What:    How to Apply for Positions within the Thomson Penitentiary

When:   10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 20, 2017

Where:  Partners in Job Training and Placement

                500 42nd Street, Suite 4

                Rock Island, IL  61201

Senators first started investigating the Missouri National Guard contractor’s case in 2014

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Claire McCaskill of Missouri and Chuck Grassley of Iowa are calling for answers from the Missouri National Guard on what it will do to address findings that one of its contractors retaliated against contractor employee Michael Sandknop after he made disclosures that were protected under whistleblower statutes.

CHICAGO, IL (07/11/2017) (readMedia)-- Approximately 20 Soldiers from the Illinois Army National Guard's 710th Area Support Medical Company based in North Riverside, Illinois, returned, July 8 to July 11, from a deployment to Afghanistan in support of Operations Freedom's Sentinel and Resolute Support.

Big Grill Out Thank You For Your Service Day!

Saturday, July 22nd - 11 a.m to 1 p.m.

**Food Giveaway

**Grill Out Lunch

**Prizes / Gifts Drawings during the Event

**Chair Massages

Book Exhange is open and Work Clothes Closet

Rock Island, IL: 100 years ago, Rock Islanders and other Quad City residents were joining the American Expeditionary Forces to fight what was popularly called the "War to End All Wars" - known now as World War I. More than 4 million Americans served  their country in the first World War, including women, African-Americans, Native Americans, and representatives of other minority groups.

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Coast Guard will conduct a public Marine Board of Investigation hearing into the loss of the Fishing Vessel Destination, and its six crewmembers. This hearing session will focus on weather and human factors as well as the mechanical state and stability of the vessel before and during its final voyage. The National Transportation Safety Board, which conducted its own investigation, will fully participate in the Marine Board of Investigation hearings.