Army bid to take Apache helicopters from Guard loses first Senate test after states resist

  • by: LOLITA C. BALDOR , Associated Press
  • Updated: July 16, 2014 - 6:15 AM

FORT RUCKER, Ala. — The Army has lost an initial Senate skirmish over a hotly disputed plan to take Apache attack helicopters away from National Guard units in a budget-cutting move that has infuriated governors and state military leaders.

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