National Guard Cancels Training Sessions Lacking Congressional Reimbursement

The National Guard is making good on its threat earlier this year to cancel summer training sessions unless Congress pays up for its deployment to Washington D.C., in the wake of the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol.

A spokesman for the Guard told The Hill that six training sessions of the Nebraska National Guard were canceled because it had not yet received reimbursement for the month’s long deployment earlier this year and said more sessions will likely be canceled.

“There will likely be more things that would be canceled if the funding is not restored,” National Guard Spokesman Wayne Hall told The Hill Saturday.

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