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Moving weekend hits Boston's college neighborhoods

It's the first weekend of September so that can only mean one thing: lots of traffic and moving trucks blocking roads in Boston.

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Related Topix: Boston, MA, Allston (Boston, MA), Brighton (Boston, MA), Boston University, World News, China, US Military

Sun Aug 31, 2014

WTVR Richmond

Air National Guard brothers help fallen pilot keep promise to wife

The widow of the Massachusetts Air National Guard pilot killed when his plane crashed last week in the remote mountains of Virginia says her husband's 104th Fighter Wing brothers helped keep a promise he made to her before he left on the doomed flight.

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Related Topix: US Military, US News, US Air Force, Air Accidents, Virginia

Cape Gazette

Beebe Healthcare nurse receives Patriotic Employer Award

Beebe Healthcare critical care nurses Ellen Purple, RN, left, and Kelly Mugo, RN, stand in the Intensive Care Unit at the Medical Center in Lewes where Mugo presented Purple with the Patriotic Employer Award this month.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Nursing, Lewes, DE, US Military, US Army

The Virginian-Pilot

Guard pilot killed in Va. crash mourned in Mass.

The widow of an Air National Guard pilot who died in an F-15 jet crash in Virginia says members of his Massachusetts wing unit planted 40 rose bushes in her yard to mark her birthday.

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Related Topix: US Military, US News, US Air Force, Virginia, Air Accidents

The Advocate

Cyberterrorists could try to capitalize on natural disasters

While cyberattacks on businesses are a growing and worrisome problem, attacks on the nation's "critical infrastructure," such as water treatment and power plants, are truly frightening, said Henry "Paco" Capello, information systems program manager at LSU's Stephenson Disaster Management Institute.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Bobby Jindal, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Governors, US Military

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

AK Beat: Troopers nab driver accused of playing cop

Anchorage man uses phony badge to avoid traffic: An Anchorage man was arrested Saturday for allegedly flashing a phony law enforcement badge so he could avoid traffic while speeding down the Old Glenn Highway, Alaska State Troopers write.

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Related Topix: Anchorage, AK, Prison, US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, US Military, Fairbanks, AK

News Journal

179th: From Mansfield to Afghanistan179th: From Mansfield to...

Sgt. Jacob Hergatt of the 179th Airlift Wing of the Ohio Air National Guard returned from Afghanistan this summer after he spent a 2.5-month deployment working in air terminal operations on an undisclosed base.

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Related Topix: Mansfield, OH, US Military, US News, US Air Force

WTVG-TV Toledo

Ohio Nat'l Guard postpones drill

The Ohio Army National Guard is postponing most of its planned training in early September because of federal budget issues.

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WWLP

Westfield continues to mourn the loss of Barnes pilot

The Westfield community continues to mourn the loss of a Barnes Air National Guard pilot, and many people have spoken with 22News about how they've been affected by the loss.

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Related Topix: US Military, Deerfield, VA

Examiner.com

Massachusetts F-15 C fighter pilot identified

Although this morning's news release from the Department of Defense confirmed the death of the F-15C fighter jet pilot who crashed in Virginia Wednesday morning, they said they were withholding his name until next-of-kin were informed.

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KFVS12

Illinois museum to display 1916 military equipment

If you've ever wondered how Americans waged war 100 years ago, the Illinois State Military Museum will give you a glimpse of the past.

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World Magazine

All GOP eyes on the Hawkeye State

On Nov. 4, voters will head to the polls to decide, among other things, control of the U.S. Senate.

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Related Topix: US News, US Military, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Bruce Braley, US Senate, Republican, Chuck Grassley

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

Port Orange manufacturer Raydon lands $99M military contract for virtual trainers

Raydon Corp. has won a $99.4 million contract - the largest in its history - to provide virtual-reality training simulators to the Army National Guard.

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Related Topix: US Military, Port Orange, FL, Science / Technology, Virtual Reality, New Smyrna Beach, FL, Volusia County, FL, Ormond Beach, FL

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

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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Related Topix: Rick Perry, US Military, US Governors, Texas Government, Texas

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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Related Topix: Rick Perry, US Governors, US Military, Texas Government, Texas, US News, Illegal Immigration, Television

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

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

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

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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