Bustos Welcomes U.S. Secretary Of The Army To Rock Island Arsenal

Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) welcomed U.S. Army Secretary John McHugh to the region. At the invitation of Bustos and Senator Dick Durbin (IL), Secretary McHugh visited the Rock Island Arsenal where he toured the Joint Manufacturing and Technology Center and met with local mayors and community leaders to discuss the importance of investing in […]

Bustos to accept applications for nominations to U.S. armed services academies

U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos, D-Ill., has announced she is accepting applications from high school students from across Illinois’ 17th District for nominations to the United States armed services academies for the class entering in fall 2015. “Our military academies provide our nation’s young people with not only a first-class education, but the tools to become […]

BUSTOS ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR MILITARY ACADEMY NOMINATIONS

Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced that she is accepting applications from high school students from across Illinois’ 17th District for nominations to the United States armed services academies for the class entering in the fall of 2015.  “Our military academies provide our nation’s young people with not only a first-class education, but the tools […]

Bustos visits with student veterans at Sauk

DIXON – When Ashley DeArmitt left the Navy in 2012, she was nervous about transitioning into the real world. “When I first wanted to get into the nursing program, I didn’t know anything about benefits or anything,” said DeArmitt, a second-year student at Sauk Valley Community College. DeArmitt, 25, spent 4 years in the Navy […]