Iowa National Guard Reduces Tuition Assistance Program: This Injury is Personal and Un-American


Iowa's finest enter the Iowa National Guard first and foremost out of patriotic duty, honor, and legacy.  While most Iowans would prefer to conveniently stay home with their families and jobs while keeping out of harm's way, Iowa Guard Members signed up for the most grueling and challenging test they could put their bodies, their minds, and their families through.  Iowa Guard Member would not have it any other way; for Iowa Guard Members, it would have been easier to join the Guard and risk their most prized possession--their own life--than to stay on the sidelines at home. These brave men and women did not do this for money.  They did not do this for glory.  They did not do this for attention.  They did it for love of country, knowing that they might not come back to their loved [...]