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Status and Demographic Content

State Details

Latest Status
Licensing Compacts (Audiology/Speech-Language Pathology Compact): Illinois Committee Action
Demographic Data

State residents include:

  • 27,043 active-duty service members
  • 5,370 active-duty spouses
  • 10,906 active-duty children
  • 33,196 National Guard and reserve members
  • 11,549 National Guard and reserve spouses
  • 18,324 National Guard and reserve children

Data source: DMDC, Dec. 31, 2021.

Regional Liaison

  • James Rickel
    Central Regional Liaison
    Central Region
    IL, IN, MI, ND, OH, SD, WI, WV
    Mr. Rickel became Central region liaison in 2006. Prior to joining the DSLO, he served 30 years in the U.S. Navy, working at various sea commands and shore installations. Mr. Rickel retired as a command master chief.

Other Content

State-Specific Progress on Key Issues and Sub-Issues
See the latest status on legislation and policies being advanced in this state on key issues important to military families. Find quick access to this state’s regional liaison, along with demographic data for the military community in this state.

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Emeritus Issues

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