PEORIA: Bustos Highlights IL National Guard Ukraine Support, Advocates for Modernization of C-130 Fleet

WASHINGTON — This week, during a House Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense hearing, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) discussed the important role the 182nd Airlift Wing of the Illinois Air National Guard is playing in supporting the people of Ukraine and advocated for the modernization of the nation’s C-130 fleet.  During the hearing, Bustos spoke with General Daniel R. Hokanson, […]

Bustos, Colleagues Introduce Resolution to Recognize the Month of the Military Child

WASHINGTON — Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) joined U.S. Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) and U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) to introduce bipartisan, bicameral resolutions to celebrate April as the Month of the Military Child. “To every child who has said goodbye to a parent during their service to our country or started at a new school due to a military move […]

Bustos Nominates Five Illinois Students for U.S. Service Academies

MOLINE – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced that she has nominated five Illinois students for admission to United States Service Academies for the class entering in the fall of 2022. Each year, Congresswoman Bustos has the honor of nominating qualified young people from Illinois’ 17th Congressional District for attendance at four service academies: the U.S. Military Academy in […]