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2 hrs ago | The Daily Caller

Rick Perry Slams Obama's Blame Game, Demands National Guard For Border [VIDEO]

Texas Gov. Rick Perry slammed President Barack Obama on Fox News Sunday, once again demanding the National Guard, and called on Obama to stop the blame game and get up and lead.

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Related Topix: US Military, Texas Government, Texas, Rick Perry, US Governors, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Illegal Immigration, Immigration Reform

6 hrs ago | Times Record News

Getting down, dirty for military, fitness

Lauren Roberts/Times Record News An Army National Guardsmen interacts with a runner in the gladiator ring at the Hero Dash 5K Saturday morning.

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10 hrs ago | KMBC-TV

Perry: Paul 'isolationist policies' are 'curiously blind,' 'wrong'

Is Rick Perry previewing harsh political attacks against Rand Paul should the two potential 2016 presidential candidates square off in a debate over foreign policy? The Republican governor of Texas used those and other choice words against the Kentucky Republican senator in a Friday opinion piece that singularly trained political fire on Paul, by ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Rick Perry, US Governors, Texas, Prison, US Military

11 hrs ago | St. Petersburg Times

Column: Veterans and suicide

Retired U.S. Army Sergeant Josh Renschler, right, testifies before the House Veterans Affairs Committee last week.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, US Military, US Army, Opinion

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Rock Hill Herald

Chester soldier gets Purple Heart 10 years after injuries in Iraq

His devotion to six others as young as 20 – pushing his men to safety before saving himself as mortars rained down on his squad – cost him part of his hearing and left him with a punctured eardrum, nosebleeds, a severe concussion and traumatic brain injury.

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WIBW-TV Topeka

New Leader Takes Over Kansas National Guard

A decorated guardsman is stepping down at the Kansas National Guard giving way to a new leader as Brigadier General.

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Army Times

Army General: Black Hawks Better Suited for Guard Mission

The Army's plan to shift National Guard AH-64 Apaches into the active duty in exchange for UH-60 Black Hawks will allow governors to better respond to state disasters, the general in charge of training the service's helicopter pilots said.

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Related Topix: US Military, Fort Rucker, US Army, Science / Technology, NASA, Bell OH-58 Kiowa, Bell Aircraft, Aircraft, Military Aircraft

Gawker

Blood in the Streets: A Conversation About Gun Violence in Chicago

Earlier this week, writing for The Daily Beast, Roland Martin proposed a solution to the surging violence on Chicago's South and West Sides: Send the National Guard to Chicago .

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Sunherald.com

Senate candidate records GOP address, then deploys

Col. Joni Ernst's checklist as she packed up for two weeks of annual training with the Iowa National Guard: denounce the health care law in the weekly Republican radio address.

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Related Topix: US Military, US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Bruce Braley, Tom Harkin, US Senate, Barack Obama

WHSV-TV Harrisonburg

People In Harrisonburg Feed Out Of State National Guardsmen

At the Rockingham County Fairgrounds, hundreds and hundred of soldiers are making camp.

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Related Topix: Rockingham County, VA, US Military, Harrisonburg, VA

Fri Jul 11, 2014

LongmontFYI

Longmont author helps flood victims cope through writing

Author Kayann Short poses for a portrait in the community room in her Longmont home where she teaches writing workshops.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Flood, Longmont, CO, Weather, Drought, US Military, Agriculture, Science

Examiner.com

National guardsman shot and killed at armory: 15 year-old boy held without bond

A teenager has been arrested in the murder of a long-time member of the Tennessee Army National Guard Wednesday.

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Related Topix: US Military, Lobelville, TN

Christian Science Monitor

Border crisis: Should Obama send in the National Guard?

Illegal migrants from Guatemala who have been deported from the US wait to provide their particulars to the immigration authorities after arriving at La Aurora airport in Guatemala City on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Prison, Immigration Reform, US Military, US News, Texas Government, Texas

RedState

My first decade on Red State

Toward the end of July 2004 I saw a brief note in James Taranto's "Best of the Web" column that a new conservative site, called RedState, was open for business.

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Related Topix: Blog News, US Military, George Bush, US Air Force

Bellingham Herald

Indiana Guard unit shows off high-tech devices

Senior Airman Joseph Bowlin of the Indiana National Guard's 181st Intelligence Wing knows all about communication and says that in military uses, communication equipment can help target enemy sites.

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Related Topix: US Military, Computers, Cellphones, Indiana State University, Terre Haute, IN, Vigo County, IN

WMTW-TV Auburn

Fighter jet flyover honors local hero

Thursday's flyover above South Portland honored Lt. Col. Eric Samuelson, who is retiring after a decorated 24-year military career.

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Related Topix: Portland, ME, South Portland, ME, Scarborough, ME

Sunherald.com

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

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