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1 hr ago | WANE-TV Fort Wayne

Taylor Family receives flag to honor fallen soldier

He was killed in action in Afghanistan on July 16, 2012. Taylor was assigned to the 81st Troop Command, 713th Engineering Company of the Army National Guard.

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5 hrs ago | Rock Hill Herald

Veterans' response to senator's PTSD remarks mixed

How those veteran voters respond means a lot to Walsh, who has built his election campaign for the Senate around his 33-year career in the National Guard and his proposals to help veterans and their families.

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8 hrs ago | MassLive.com

C-5 Galaxy from Westover Air Reserve Base refuels over New England [photos, video]

An Air Force C-5 Galaxy from Westover Air Reserve Base in Chicopee hooks up with a KC-135 Stratotanker from the Maine Air National Guard for mid-air refueling training over New England.

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12 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee

Deterrence a goal and challenge at Texas border

The state troopers and game wardens bobbed helplessly in their boats as the men passed their raft and paddles up the bank to others, and a crew of troopers peeked through the tall reeds on the U.S. side for whatever load had just been deposited.

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13 hrs ago | MLive.com

Exportable combat is the focus for National Guard at Camp Grayling:...

Members of the National Guard at Camp Grayling participated in a series of defense exercises on Thursday, July 17, during the Exportable Combat Training Capability at Camp Grayling Joint Maneuver Training Center.

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17 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

Pacific Angel: Building military relationships in paradise

Airman 1st Class Devin Laird, places an old door on the pile at Neiafu Government Primary School, Neiafu, Vava'u, Tonga, on July 17, 2014.

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21 hrs ago | Tri-cityherald.com

Aerobatics team comes to town for Water Follies

Lt. Colonel John Klatt flies with Tri-City Herald reporter Kristi Pihl over Benton and Franklin counties Thursday during a practice flight in Extra 300L plane.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

The News Tribune

JBLM National Guard crews keep busy fighting Central Washington wildfires

The situation is similar in nearby Alta Lake. Large plots of fire-scorched land have left behind only ash and scattered burnt trees.

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WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

War College to investigate plagiarism allegations

Police in Southern California say they're deciding whether to arrest an 80-year-old man who shot an unarmed burglar in the back despite her telling him she was pregnant.

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The Mississippi Press

Mississippi National Guardsmen indicted for stealing thousands in recruiting fraud scheme

Twelve current or former Mississippi Army National Guard soldiers have been indicted for defrauding the Guard out of recruiting incentive payments by stealing the identities of other soldiers.

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World Magazine

Rick Perry's bold border move

Gov. Rick Perry of Texas plans to order 1,000 National Guard troops to his state's border with Mexico in an effort to stem the tide of immigrants illegally entering from Central America, dispersing around the country once they've made it into Texas.

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Washington Times

Illinois, Poland mark military cooperation

Soldiers with the Illinois National Guard's 108th Sustainment Brigade and Polish diplomats have marked the 21-year anniversary of military cooperation.

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New York Magazine

Frank Rich on the National Circus: Yes, Kerry Can Help End the Gaza War

Every week, New York Magazine writer-at-large Frank Rich talks with contributor Eric Benson about the biggest stories in politics and culture.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

MLive.com

National Guard helicopter accidentally drops 4-ton howitzer 700 feet...

Officials say no one was injured when a large artillery piece was accidentally dropped about 700 feet while it was suspended from a helicopter during training at Camp Grayling in northern Michigan, the Associated Press reports.

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KSWO

Montana US senator's thesis appears to plagiarize

Montana Sen. John Walsh's thesis written to earn a master's degree from the U.S. Army War College contains unattributed passages taken word-for-word from previously published papers.

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Reuters

Exclusive: Obama sends team to Texas to assess need for National Guard deployment

President Barack Obama has sent a team to Texas to assess whether a U.S. National Guard deployment would help to handle an immigration crisis at the Mexican border, White House officials told Reuters on Wednesday, having so far resisted Republican calls for such a move.

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ABC News

PHOTO: In this Thursday, July 10, 2014 photo, Iraq war veteran Darin...

In this Thursday, July 10, 2014 photo, Iraq war veteran Darin Welker, 36, holds one of his ducks at his home in West Lafayette, Ohio.

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Air Force Times

Guardsmen will not patrol border to catch illegal immigrants

A Fort Bliss soldiers is seen observing along the border in 2012, as part of 'Operation Nimbus II,' where active-duty soldiers from Fort Hood, Texas, and Fort Bliss provided air and ground reconnaissance and surveillance support to the Border Patrol.

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US News & World Report

Should Rick Perry Send the National Guard to the U.S. Border?

Texas Republican Gov. Rick Perry announced Monday that he will send up to 1,000 National Guardsmen to secure the U.S. border.

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WVEC-TV Norfolk

Military suicides declined slightly in 2013, Pentagon says

Suicides in the military dropped by 6 percent last year, a decline that Pentagon officials hope signals a reversal in a tragic trend - but that some advocates say does not reflect the true scope of the issue in the military and veterans' community.

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