• Iowa National Guard cancels August events due to delay in reimbursement funding

    1 month ago - By Who TV

    JOHNSTON, Iowa - Due to a shortfall in funding, the Iowa National Guard has canceled community engagement events in August.
    According to a release, the shortfall was caused by deploying troops during the Capitol in January; the Iowa National Guard deployed 260 soldiers and airmen to Washington D.C. during that mission. Because of this, the National Guard used fiscal year 2021 funding to pay for the response, ensuring National Guard troops were paid. This caused a $521 million deficit against the National Guard's budget.
    With a delay in reimbursement to the National Guard, the Iowa National...
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