Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Budget cuts keep 900 National Guardsmen from being deployed

Deployments canceled for 3 Guard units
The Associated Press
Posted : Wednesday Mar 20, 2013

FORT WAYNE, Ind. — More than 900 Indiana National Guard soldiers will not deploy as scheduled this summer because of federal budget issues.

The Journal Gazette reports that units from Fort Wayne, New Albany and Scottsburg had their missions canceled because of automatic federal budget cuts and military downsizing.
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