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2005-09-12 17:35:00

The U.S. Army posted its best recruiting month in four years in August, but will still miss its first annual recruiting goal since 1999, officials said on Monday, as the Iraq war makes it difficult to attract new soldiers.

2005-08-30 19:54:06

By David Lawder WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Tennessee's governor filed a motion on Tuesday to block the final report of a U.S. military base-closing commission, adding to a pile of lawsuits the panel faces over Air National Guard cutbacks.

2005-08-30 17:51:36

By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) - National Guard troops played a leading role responding to Hurricane Katrina's destruction along the U.S. Gulf Coast on Tuesday, but thousands more who might have been part of the effort are deployed in Iraq.

2005-08-27 17:25:14

By David Lawder WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Governors and legislators from several U.S. states are vowing to fight proposed Pentagon cutbacks at Air National Guard bases after a military review commission approved stripping aircraft from dozens of units.

2005-08-27 15:25:31

By David Lawder WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Governors and legislators from several U.S. states are vowing to fight proposed Pentagon cutbacks at Air National Guard bases after a military review commission approved stripping aircraft from dozens of units.

2005-07-26 18:06:42

By David Lawder WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Leaders of state National Guard units have challenged the Air Force's authority to strip their units of aircraft and personnel, adding to a chorus of state opposition to the Pentagon's proposed extensive cutbacks of Guard units.

2005-07-22 10:19:23

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Faced with major recruiting problems sparked by troop deployments in Iraq and Afghanistan, the Pentagon has asked Congress to raise the maximum age for U.S. military enlistees from 35 to 42 years old.

2005-07-12 14:54:04

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Army National Guard, tapped heavily by the Pentagon for soldiers in Iraq, likely will miss its recruiting goal for the third straight year, the general who runs it said on Tuesday. U.S. Army Lt. Gen.

2005-07-11 17:39:07

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Pennsylvania's governor and two U.S. senators sued the Pentagon on Monday to prevent deactivation of a Pennsylvania Air National Guard unit in a bid to save a military base from closure. In what is being viewed as the first lawsuit of its kind, Gov.

2005-07-11 16:55:30

By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Army National Guard, struggling more than any other part of the U.S. military to sign up new troops amid the Iraq war, missed its ninth straight monthly recruiting goal in June, officials said on Monday.


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