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Arkansas National Guard

Brig. Gen. Jon Stubbs, left, and Maj. Gen. Kendall Penn
Government & Politics

Sanders Announces Picks for Secretary of Military, VA

The governor-elect named Brig. Gen. Jon Stubbs as her pick for secretary of the military and adjutant general of the National Guard. read more >
University of Arkansas Pulaski Technical College Chancellor Margaret Ellibee 
Education / Government & Politics

Pulaski Tech Partners With National Guard for Cybersecurity, Aviation Programs

The programs will improve the state's labor pool and provide a recruiting pipeline for the military. read more >
Part of the former U.S. Army base is being transformed into an economic development engine for the Fort Smith area.
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Manning the Fort: Chaffee Crossing Hopes to Build on Record YearLock Icon

As Fort Smith moves into the future, it is relying on its strong and significant ties to its past. read more >
Water rushes through the levee along the Arkansas River in Dardanelle on May 31.
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Arkansas Floods Force New Look at Old LeveesLock Icon

The historic spring flooding in Arkansas caused at least $100 million in damage. Now comes the re-evaluation of Arkansas’ long-neglected levee system, which will surely seek to address at least two big public policy questions: Who should be responsible for the levees? Who should pay for their maintenance? read more >
On an expedited timetable set by war, Camp Pike in Pulaski County quickly developed into the second most populous community in Arkansas. Its peak roll call of 54,463 in September 1918 was reached 15 months after construction began. Only Little Rock, with 58,000 citizens, was larger.
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Landing Camp Pike: War Brought Unusual OpportunityLock Icon

America’s entry into the First World War set the stage for a historic economic development opportunity that business leaders in Little Rock seized back in the spring of 1917. read more >
The Arkansas National Guard Morale, Welfare & Recreation Fund’s $2.5 million, 17,000-SF facility is expected to break ground soon in Fort Chaffee.
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Arkansas National Guard Breaking Ground on Fort Chaffee ProjectLock Icon

The Arkansas National Guard Morale, Welfare & Recreation Fund Inc. is building a 17,040-SF structure to sell military and law enforcement equipment and sundry items. read more >
President-elect Donald Trump arrives on stage to deliver a speech at a Thank You tour rally held Dec. 15 at the Giant Center in Hershey, Pennsylvania.
Government & Politics / Legal

AP: DHS Weighed National Guard for Immigration Roundups

The plan includes four states that border on Mexico, but it also encompasses seven states contiguous to those four — Arkansas, Oregon, Nevada, Utah, Colorado, Oklahoma and Louisiana. read more >