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 […]

Bustos Announces New Grants To Help End Veterans Homelessness In Rock Island, Henry, Mercer & Peoria Counties

Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos announced the award of new grants that will help homeless and at-risk veterans and their families in Rock Island, Henry, Mercer and Peoria Counties.  These grants are awarded under the Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) program, a part of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).  Details are below. The Humility […]