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49 min ago | Bangor Daily News

Bath area bids farewell to man who launched 'We Remember' tribute to fallen soldiers

Nearly 20 years ago, Jack Albis and a half-dozen others started gathering for coffee around 2:30 every afternoon at Burger King on Leeman Highway.

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Related Topix: Bath, ME, Woolwich, ME, Sagadahoc County, ME, US Military, Patten, ME

4 hrs ago | Gawker

Rick Perry's Border-Deployed National Guard Troops Haven't Been Paid

When Texas Gov. Rick Perry sent National Guard soldiers to the Mexico border to much fanfare earlier this summer, he couldn't say how long they'd be there.

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4 hrs ago | Mediaite.com

Rick Perry's National Guard Hasn't Been Paid for Patrolling Border, Resorts to Food Banks

Earlier this month, Gov. Rick Perry called upon the National Guard to stand along the Texas-Mexico border and help keep out any undocumented immigrants trying to get into the country.

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11 hrs ago | Marine News

HII Gains Award for Employee Military Service Support

Huntington Ingalls Industries informs that two members of its legal team received Patriot Awards from Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve for their support of employees who are active in the National Guard or National Reserve.

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Related Topix: US Military, Newport News, VA, US Air Force

16 hrs ago | Boston.com

Military officials confirm death of Mass. Air National Guard pilot

The massive search for a Massachusetts Air National Guard pilot of a fighter jet that crashed into a mountainous region here ended late Thursday when officials confirmed he had died.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, US News, Westfield, MA, Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base New Orleans

16 hrs ago | WWLP

Search efforts to resume for missing pilot

A Virginia State Police spokeswoman says ground rescuers will resume searching for a pilot who went missing after an F-15 fighter jet crashed in a remote, heavily wooded area of western Virginia.

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Related Topix: Air Accidents, US Military, US Air Force, US News, Massachusetts, Moody Air Force Base

16 hrs ago | The Hartford Courant

Fighter jet pilot in western Virginia crash confirmed dead

THURSDAY UPDATE: The pilot of an F-15C Eagle fighter jet was confirmed dead Thursday night after a crash near Deerfield the day before that led to a search by officials with various local, state and federal agencies.

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Related Topix: Virginia, Deerfield, VA, US Military, US Air Force, Rescue, VA, Augusta County, VA

18 hrs ago | NWAonline

Rogers Woman Rallies For Immigration Reform Outside White House

Beatriz Salas stood outside the White House on Thursday to urge President Barack Obama and Congress to revise the nation's immigration policies so that her family can be united.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Boston.com

Military officials confirm death of Mass. Air National Guard pilot

The massive search for a Massachusetts Air National Guard pilot of a fighter jet that crashed into a mountainous region here ended late Thursday when officials confirmed he had died.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, US News, Westfield, MA, Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base New Orleans

The Hartford Courant

Fighter jet pilot in western Virginia crash confirmed dead

THURSDAY UPDATE: The pilot of an F-15C Eagle fighter jet was confirmed dead Thursday night after a crash near Deerfield the day before that led to a search by officials with various local, state and federal agencies.

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Related Topix: Virginia, Deerfield, VA, US Military, US Air Force, Rescue, VA, Augusta County, VA

U.S. Department of Defense

National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of August 26, 2014

The Army National Guard and the Air National Guard announced this week a decrease in activated National Guard members and reservists, while the Army Reserve, Navy Reserve, Marine Corps Reserve, the Air Force Reserve, and the Coast Guard Reserve announced an increase of activated reservists.

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New Hampshire Public Radio -

'Soldier Girls: The Battles Of Three Women At Home And At War'

In her new book, author Helen Thorpe tells the tales of three female National Guard members, who served in Afghanistan and Iraq.

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The Times-Picayune

St. Bernard Sheriff's Office and NOPD help with shooter training at Jackson Barracks

If an active shooter situation took place on the National Guard base at Jackson Barracks, the St. Bernard Parish Sheriff's Office and the New Orleans Police Department would both be responding as the nearest police agencies.

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The Charlotte Observer

Guilty plea in Fort Mill graduation cheering case

ROCK HILL The latest criminal case – but likely not the last – involving the arrest of people who cheer at York County high school graduations ended quietly this week.

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Pacific Daily News

Housing-allowance case to go to trial

Sgt. 1st Class Anthony P. Mariano, a former NCO of the year for the Guam Army National Guard, is scheduled to go to trial next month in federal court for allegedly falsely claiming $87,875.50 in housing allowance and lying about it to Army investigators.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

News Times

Pilot's fate unknown in fighter jet crash

McDonnell Douglas' venerable F-15 Eagle first flew on July 27, 1972 and is still in service with the air forces of the United States and other countries.

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Lowell Sun

Pilot's fate unknown in jet crash; was with Mass. Air National Guard

An experienced pilot was missing Wednesday after the flier's F-15 fighter jet crashed in the mountains of western Virginia, shaking residents but causing no injuries on the ground, military and law enforcement officials said.

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KHOU-TV Houston

See Black Hawk helicopters covered in foam

See Black Hawk helicopters covered in foam A fire suppression system released foam that filled a National Guard hangar in Tulsa, Okla.

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U.S. Department of Defense

F-15C Eagle Jet Crashes in Virginia

An F-15C Eagle aircraft crashed near Deerfield, Virginia, at approximately 9:05 a.m. today during a routine mission, a Pentagon spokesman told reporters.

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WHAS11

F-15 fighter jet crashes in Virginia forest

An F-15C fighter jet based at a National Guard facility in Massachusetts crashed Wednesday in Virginia's George Washington and Jefferson National Forest, an Air Force spokesperson said.

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Related Topix: US Military, US News, US Air Force, Louisville, KY

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