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  • Illinois Air Guard C-130s join the fight against COVID-19

    EUGENE, Ore. – What could have been a three-day trek across 2,150 miles of interstate highway was shortened to overnight delivery by Air National Guard C-130H Hercules aircraft joining Illinois’ fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.Two aircrews assigned to the 182nd Airlift Wing departed their Peoria

  • Illinois Guard helps build care facility at McCormick Place

    CHICAGO – A team of 60 members of the Illinois Air National Guard is helping build an alternate care facility at the sprawling McCormick Place to handle a potential surge of patients during the COVID-19 pandemic.Gov. J.B. Pritzker described the facility as an intervention for people in the Chicago