Montana National Guard
HELENA — The Montana Army National Guard sent 17 soldiers and two CH-47 Chinook helicopters to Washington state to support wildfire fighting operations.
HELENA — Republican U.S. Senate candidate Steve Daines is running a new TV ad accusing Democratic Sen. John Walsh of condoning sex discrimination while heading the Montana National Guard — a charge Walsh and current Guard officials say is untrue.
Editor’s note: This is the last of a three-part series on the Democratic candidates for U.S. Senate.
HELENA — Two months removed from deployment, members of the Montana Army National Guard 1-189th General Support Aviation Battalion were honored Sunday for their service in Kuwait.
Calling the high suicide rate among America’s combat veterans unacceptable, U.S. Sen. John Walsh, D-Mont., on Wednesday laid out a plan to deal with the crisis.
Montanans know hard work. After spending the last few weeks in Washington, I can tell you it’s something a lot of folks back there talk about but never actually get around to doing.
HELENA — In his first floor speech as a U.S. senator, Montana Democrat John Walsh said Thursday he wants to cut the nation’s debt and “wasteful spending,” but not impact veterans, children or senior citizens.
HELENA — U.S. Senate candidate John Walsh on Sunday released his entire military record with the Montana National Guard, including a 2010 letter in which he said he used “less than sound judgment” when urging fellow officers, on state time, to support a private group that advocates for the Guard.
HELENA — Lieutenant governor and Democratic Senate candidate John Walsh was formally reprimanded by the Army in 2010 for using his position as Montana's adjutant general to solicit National Guard troops to join a private association for which he was seeking a leadership role.
HELENA – In the wake of an adverse 2010 Army report on actions taken by former Montana National Guard Commander John Walsh, then-Gov. Brian Schweitzer told Army officials he had “the utmost confidence” in Walsh and that he should be promoted.
HELENA — An adverse Army 2010 report on U.S. Senate candidate John Walsh’s actions while head of the Montana National Guard blocked his promotion to the rank of general, he confirmed Saturday — a rank all other Montana National Guard heads have achieved the past 25 years.
HELENA — As governor, Brian Schweitzer said Monday he threw away the 2010 U.S. Army inspector general’s report concluding that Adj. Gen. and now Lt. Gov. John Walsh had improperly used his position in the Montana National Guard for personal gain.
HELENA — Lt. Gov. and U.S. Senate candidate John Walsh said Saturday that he disagrees with a 2010 report by the inspector general of the U.S. Army concluding that Walsh, then adjutant general of the Montana National Guard, had improperly used his position for private gain.
GREAT FALLS — About 600 Montana National Guardsmen and nearly as many civilians that work at Malmstrom Air Force Base were returning to work Monday.
SAINTS success. The annual SAINTS fundraiser for St. Vincent Healthcare Foundation drew a sell-out crowd of more than 1,000 to an evening featuring an auction, dinner and dance. Proceeds will benefit growing pediatric specialty care services at St. Vincent hospital.
HELENA — Lt. Gov. John Walsh launched his campaign Thursday for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Democrat Max Baucus, becoming the first high-profile Democrat to enter the Montana race.
A Montana Army National Guard unit was back on friendly soil Monday in Texas, beginning the formal process of transitioning from soldiers in Afghanistan back to civilians.
MISSOULA — Firefighters completed a defensive line around the Lolo Creek Complex on Wednesday and spent Thursday testing its strength.
BOISE, Idaho — The dreadful blast from the Abrams tank is enough to make thunder run for shelter.
GREAT FALLS — Furloughs begin this week for civilian employees of the Department of Defense in Montana.