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Ex-Guardsman Sentenced to 30 Years for Plotting to Join Islamic State

Two cousins from Illinois, former U.S. Army National Guard Specialist Hasan Edmonds and Jonas Edmonds, have been sentenced to 30 and 21 years, respectively, the maximum prison term they were each facing for pleading guilty to conspiring to provide material support to the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL).

National Guard to Locate New Cyber Unit in Texas

San Antonio, Texas, will serve as the new home of one of the U.S. Army National Guard’s new cyber units. The Guard has announced plans to activate thirteen new cyber units throughout 23 states by the end of fiscal year 2019. The effort is part of an ongoing growth of cyber forces throughout the Department of Defense.