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Hurricane Hunter talks lightning strikes and freezing level

Lt. Col. Jeff Ragusa discusses what weather environments the C-130J can experience while flying through a storm.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Natural Disasters, US Military

Thu Jul 10, 2014

WATE-TV Knoxville

Guns found at teen slaying-suspect's home in Tenn.

A 15-year-old was arrested after a 45-year-old sergeant was shot and killed at the Tennessee Army National Guard armory Wednesday in Perry County.

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Related Topix: Tennessee, US Military, Perry County, TN, Tennessee Valley Authority, Energy

New Hampshire Public Radio -

A Growing Number Of Veterans Struggles To Quit Powerful Painkillers

Bryan McDonel and his father, Mike, both served multiple tours in Iraq with the National Guard.

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Related Topix: US Military, Pine Bluff, AR, Medicine, Health, Pain, Life, Veteran Affairs

Army Times

Lawmakers propose bill to improve VA suicide prevention care

House lawmakers on Thursday introduced legislation they say would improve suicide prevention at the Veterans Affairs Department and bring together former service members needing help.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, US Military, Jeff Miller, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

Bangor Daily News

Army National Guard unit helicopters bring firefighting equipment to remote Maine Island

Lobstermen near Criehaven called 911 Tuesday to report a fire on the remote island and the Maine Army National Guard's 126th Aviation Medevac unit was called into action to transport equipment and Maine Forest Service personnel to the location.

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Related Topix: US Military, Matinicus, ME, Bangor, ME, Knox County, ME

USA Today

Teen charged in National Guard killing

LOBELVILLE, Tenn. - Authorities charged a 15-year-old Thursday in a fatal shooting at a National Guard Armory here.

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Related Topix: US Military, Lobelville, TN, Ripley, TN, Rutherford County, TN, Perry County, TN

The Daily Caller

Rick Perry: Mr. President, Put National Guard on Border [VIDEO]

He told Fox News Channel's Sean Hannity Wednesday night that the president "can unilaterally direct the Department of Defense to put those troops on the border."

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Related Topix: US Military, Rick Perry, US Governors, Department of Defense, US News, Conservative Political News

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Lt. Col Gerald Green assumes Warrior Training Center duties

ROBIN TRIMARCHI/rtrimarchi@ledger-enquirer.comIncoming commander, Lt. Col. Gerald H. Green, second from left, passes the colors to Command Sgt.

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Related Topix: US Military, Chattahoochee County, GA, Fort Benning, GA

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Sunherald.com

Joint training mission puts versatility of C-130J on display

Keesler Air Force Base's Hurricane Hunters didn't see it that way. Flying a joint medical training exercise called Operation Magnolia Medical Enroute Care, the Hunters simulated a much-larger storm crashing into the Coast, causing injured civilians in need of aeromedical evacuation.

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Related Topix: US Military, Keesler Air Force Base, US Air Force, US News, Mississippi

KMIZ

Tenn. armory shooting: 1 killed

One person was killed in a shooting Wednesday at an Army National Guard armory in Tennessee, a spokesman for the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation said.

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Related Topix: US Military, Lobelville, TN

WZVN-TV Fort Myers

1 killed in shooting at Tennessee armory

One person was killed in a shooting Wednesday at an Army National Guard armory in Tennessee, a spokesman for the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation said.

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Related Topix: US Military, Lobelville, TN

The Island Packet

Haleys report earning more than $280,000 in 2013

The returns show that about $105,000 of the Haleys' earnings last year came from her book, "Can't is Not an Option," released in 2012.

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Related Topix: Nikki Haley, US Governors, US Military, Bamberg, SC

Deadline

'Rathergate' Drives 'Truth' Film; Robert...

Robert Redford is attached to play CBS News icon Dan Rather and Cate Blanchett is attached to play his producer Mary Mapes in Truth , a film that will mark the directorial debut of James Vanderbilt, the A-list screenwriter behind the first two installments of The Amazing Spider-Man .

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Related Topix: 60 Minutes, Entertainment, Television, George Bush

Hot Air

Time to declare martial law in a Chicago?

No one doubts that Chicago has a significant problem with violence. As of Monday, the city logged its 200th homicide this year , a shooting that followed a dozen other shooting murders over the Independence Day holiday weekend, and dozens of more wounded in other incidents in the same time frame.

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Related Topix: US Military, US News

TheDailyBeast.com

Send the National Guard to 'Chiraq'

A major American city is quickly being lost to guns, gangs, drugs and hopelessness, and political and business leaders are giving lip service to the problem.

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Fort Mill Times

Charleston Joint Base visit by mobility commander

Gen. Darren McDew took charge of the Air Mobility Command in May. His two-day visit beginning Wednesday includes meeting with military men and women, families, Department of Defense civilian employees, contractors and local leaders.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Scott Air Force Base, US News, Department of Defense

Tue Jul 08, 2014

KFVS12

Missouri offers overseas voting portal

Missourians serving in the military who are stationed outside of the state will now be able to vote using a new online platform.

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Related Topix: Missouri Government, Missouri, US Military

The Family Badge

Army National Guard Soldier Pleads Guilty in Connection with Bribery and Fraud Scheme

Sergeant First Class Eduardo Ruesga-Larracilla, 41, of San Antonio, Texas, pleaded guilty today to one count of conspiracy to commit bribery and wire fraud, and one count of bribery of a public official.

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Sun Journal

Search continues for missing Waterford woman

The Maine Warden Service continued searching Tuesday for 77-year-old Ruth Francis Brennan of 6 Spur Ridge Road in Waterford, who was last scene Monday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Waterford, ME, Oxford County, ME, US Military, US Air Force

Time

Life After the 'Burn Pit': Iraq Vets Struggle to Cope

The U.S. now keeps a registry of troops who have fallen ill possibly due to toxic smoke in Iraq and Afghanistan A new federal registry of U.S. troops and veterans possibly sickened by toxic smoke in Iraq and Afghanistan has gathered nearly 11,000 eligible names -- including the ill airman who inspired the site but expected to die before it ... (more)

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