Last Illinois Guardsmen Completes Duty After Storm

By: AP
By: AP

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) -- The Illinois National Guard says the last of its soldiers has completed active duty after being called up during last week's winter storm and frigid temperatures.

Guard officials said Wednesday that the last soldier finished work Tuesday. About three dozen guardsmen helped the Illinois Department of Transportation and other state agencies. Soldiers were mobilized companies in Champaign, Crestwood, Decatur, Galva, Joliet, Lawrenceville, Machesney Park, North Riverside and Springfield.

Guard soldiers repaired 65 IDOT trucks and equipment and serviced 30 trucks.


Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus
23 WIFR 2523 North Meridian Road Rockford, IL. 61101 Business: 815-987-5300 Fax: 815-965-0981 News: 815-987-5330 Fax: 815-987-5333
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 240332001 - wifr.com/a?a=240332001