The Iowa National Guard 34th Infantry Division has received deployment orders for Operation Enduring Freedom in the United States Africa Command Area of Responsibility.AFRICOM is responsible for U.S. military operations, exercises and security cooperation activities on the African continent, its island nations and surrounding waters.This is the second of several deployments announced by Maj.

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  • One person injured in Cedar Rapids shooting Saturday
    One person was taken to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries after a shooting Saturday near Bever Avenue and 21st Street SE in Cedar Rapids.Just before 5 p.m., Cedar Rapids police responded to 2039 Bever Ave. SE, where they found the victim outside and provided medical treatment along with the Cedar Rapids Fire Department and Area Ambulance Service. More
  • Iowa election officials pushing vote by mail for June primary
    DES MOINES — There will be a June 2 primary election in Iowa, elections officials pledge.But those officials are encouraging voters to submit their ballots early through the mail in order to sidestep voting in-person on Election Day while the state still may be dealing with the novel coronavirus pandemic. More
  • Shots fired in Iowa City; apartment damaged, no injuries
    No one was injured after a shots were fired at an Iowa City apartment complex Friday night.According to media release from the Iowa City Police Department, at approximately 9 p.m. Friday officers responded to the area of Miama Drive and Arizona Avenue for reports of multiple gunshots heard nearby. More
  • Winning prestigious award tells University of Iowa grad to keep writing
    Andrea Lawlor, author of “Paul Takes the Form of a Mortal Girl,” and I spoke by phone a few hours before it was announced that the University of Iowa alum had garnered the prestigious Whiting Award. The award, given annually to 10 emerging writers in fiction, non-fiction, poetry and drama, comes with a $50,000 prize. More
  • Iowa prison crowding raises stakes on COVID-19 transmission
    While Eastern Iowa jails have cut their inmate populations by nearly 30 percent in recent weeks, Iowa’s prisons still are more than 20 percent over capacity — leaving prisoners strikingly susceptible to the highly-contagious coronavirus if it were to start spreading inside. More
  • Latest Guard update: nearly 20,000 troops mobilized for COVID-19 response; leaders repeat not for martial law
    All 50 of the nation's governors have declared emergencies in their states and now many are starting to activate their Air and Army National Guard to help deal with the growing coronavirus pandemic.
    04/3/2020 - 6:52 am | View Link
  • Latest Guard update: 17,250 troops mobilized for COVID-19 response, 10 states, 2 territories and DC on Title 32 status
    All 50 of the nation's governors have declared emergencies in their states and now many are starting to activate their Air and Army National Guard to help deal with the growing coronavirus pandemic.
    04/1/2020 - 7:01 am | View Link
  • Latest Guard update: 16,310 troops mobilized for COVID-19 response, 5 state and DC on Title 32 status
    Every state, three territories and Washington D.C. have activated Army and Air National Guard personnel to assist in efforts to combat the spread of COVID-19.
    03/31/2020 - 7:27 am | View Link
  • Nearly 15,000 troops are now deployed as National Guard’s mission expands to fight coronavirus
    Stars and Stripes is making stories on the coronavirus pandemic available free of charge. See other free reports here. Sign up for our daily coronavirus newsletter here. Please support our journalism ...
    03/30/2020 - 9:51 am | View Link
  • More Iowa Guard troops deployed in fight against pandemic
    More than three dozen more Iowa Army National Guard members have been activated to join the fight against the coronavirus pandemic. The soldiers from the 67th Troop Command have established an ...
    03/27/2020 - 9:34 am | View Link
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