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Friday Jul 18 | SanLuisObispo.com

Turn summertime squash blossoms into cheesey rellenos

I will miss working with my editor of 14 years, Bert Etling, master of the keyboard and slave to the deadline, who bade farewell to the handful of us dedicated colleagues on The Cambrian staff, all of whom John Brannon described as “few enough to fit in a phone booth.”  I will miss that charming chuckle, twinkling eye and discussions ... (more)

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

WBOC-TV Salisbury

Carney Introduces Cargo Plane Modernization Bill

Delaware Congressman John Carney has introduced a bill that would make it less expensive to modernize the fleet of C-130H cargo planes at Dover Air Force Base.

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Air Force Times

Civilians can rent Dover's military housing

The Dolce family loves their new four-bedroom home in the Eagle Heights housing area at Dover Air Force Base.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Texas

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Tampa Bay Newspapers

Carl Hiaasen - The soldiers we bury deserve to be known

In a long and faraway war, the dead too easily lose their names and become like numbers on a scoreboard.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Marine Corps, US News, Hollywood, FL, US Air Force, Opinion

Sun Jul 13, 2014

Gilmer Mirror

Young soldier gives all for his country

The thunder of motorcycle engines followed by muddied up trucks - one which read "PFC Aaron S. Toppen, I Drive Your Truck" seemed to make a solitary horse being lead along without a rider, a banner behind carried by one of the Patriot Riders to bear his name, and one more to say "Thank you" to a heartbroken community from a family who could never ... (more)

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

MacDill Reserve wing gets new commander Sunday

Col. Randal Bright will assume command of the Reserve wing during a change-of-command ceremony scheduled to start at 9 a.m. He takes over from Col.

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WBOC-TV Salisbury

Dover Air Force Base Warns of Noise from Training

Dover Air Force Base officials are warning nearby residents that a civil engineer squadron will be conducting explosives demolition training.

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Washington Times

Dover Air Force Base warns of noise from training

Dover Air Force Base officials are warning nearby residents that a civil engineer squadron will be conducting explosives demolition training.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

TMCnet

Windstream Awarded $3 million Contract by Defense Information System Agency

As part of the pact, DISA's current fiber network will be expanded into Fort Campbell, home to the only Air Assault Division in the world and located between Hopkinsville, Kentucky and Clarksville, Tennessee, creating additional route diversity and redundancy.

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

The White House

Remarks by the President at Fourth of July Celebration

Now, this little party is something we've been doing every year, because there's no group that we'd rather spend time with on this most American of holidays than with you -- the extraordinary men and women of America's military.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

UnionLeader.com

Bomb kills NH Marine

Lance Cpl. Brandon Garabrant, a 19-year-old from Greenfield who loved being a Marine and a firefighter, gave his life for his country Friday.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

Cape Gazette

Division of Libraries signs agreement to ...

Gov. Jack Markell, the Delaware Division of Libraries on behalf of the Delaware Library Consortium, and Dover Air Force Base signed a Memorandum of Understanding June 23 establishing an agreement and partnership for collaboration to extend the capacity of library services in supporting community needs.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

WMDT

Roadway Open After Crash On Route 1 Near DAFB

According to the report, the incident happened around 4:10 PM, just South of the Dover Air Force Base.

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Monadnock Ledger-Transcript

Peterborough: Salute to Brandon Garabrant

Firefighters from Peterborough and Jaffrey and nearly 100 area residents stood at attention on Concord Street on Saturday as a hearse carrying the body of Corporal Brandon Garabrant was slowly driven to the Jellison Funeral Home.

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NJ.com

Things to do with kids in and around South Jersey: museums, aquariums and indoor fun

The Air Mobility Museum at Dover Air Force Base in Dover, Del., is the only museum dedicated to airlift and air refueling history.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, US Military, US Air Force, Dover, DE, Entomology, Science

Sat Jun 28, 2014

KCRG

Iowa Marine Takes Final Trip Home

An Eastern Iowa Marine died in Afghanistan on June 20th. He was killed in an IED attack carried out by the Taliban.

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Potomac Local

Stafford Honors Fallen Marine Hero and 'Wonderful Son'

Kristine Stewart and her two children watched as six Marines pulled her husband's flag-draped casket from a hearse.

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The Madison Press

Westboro Church threatens to picket...

Motorcycle riders, law enforcement agents from around the state and region, and concerned citizens are expected to form a human barrier around the funeral of Justin Helton - a 2006 graduate of Beaver Eastern High School, and member of the U.S. military who died in Afghanistan last week.

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Thu Jun 26, 2014

Fredericksburg.com

Motorcycle procession set for fallen Marine Area club, Sheriff's...

The body of Marine Staff Sgt. David H. Stewart will be accompanied from Dover Air Force Base to Stafford by the Stafford County Sheriff's Office and a procession of motorcyclists made up of current and former police, fire and rescue workers, and military service members today.

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The Oregonian

Fort Carson honors Washington soldier, comrade killed by friendly fire

An Army carry team moves the transfer case containing the remains of Army Cpl. Justin Clouse of Sprague, Wash., upon arrival at Dover Air Force Base, Del.

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