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1 hr ago | The Hill

Nonpartisan commission needed in Army/National Guard debate

Forty-seven of our nation's governors recently made an emphatic suggestion to Congress: The acrimonious debate between the Army and the National Guard should end and a dialogue should begin with the enactment of H.R. 3930.

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2 hrs ago | Center for American Progress

A User's Guide to the Fiscal Year 2015 Defense Budget

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, flanked by Gen. Martin Dempsey and Undersecretary of Defense Comptroller Robert Hale, testify on Capitol Hill before the House Appropriations Committee hearing on the Defense Department's fiscal 2015 budget.

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Related Topix: Department of Defense, US News, US Military, US Air Force, Liberal Political News

5 hrs ago | WTEN-TV Albany

NY Army Guard helicopter unit gets new commander

A 22-year veteran of the U.S. military has been named commander of an upstate New York-based Army National Guard aviation unit with elements currently serving in the Persian Gulf.

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Related Topix: US Military, Latham, NY

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Altus Times

Altus selected to receive KC-46A Pegasus aircraft

"The KC-46A Pegasus aerial tanker remains one of our top three acquisition priorities," said Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, US News, Altus Air Force Base, Altus, OK

The Capital-Journal

Kansas National Guard fired up about new Manhattan brigade

A new field artillery brigade has been approved to be headquartered in Manhattan, bringing with it about 15 full-time positions and 160 drill status individuals, Kansas National Guard spokeswoman Sharon Watson said Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Kansas, US Military

Sag Harbor Online

Group Helps Vets Adjust to Life on the Home Front

U.S. Marine Lance Corporal Roger King was stationed at an outpost in Fallujah, Iraq, on July 31, 2006, when a patrol returning to the base was ambushed near the front gate.

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Related Topix: Sag Harbor, NY, Suffolk County, NY, Mount Sinai, NY, US Military, Patchogue, NY

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Spirituality column: There are many faiths, but all have one shepherd

Last Thanksgiving, my wife, Becky, challenged her second-grade class to write thank you notes to those people for whom they were grateful.

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

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Mill Cove to mark Earth Day Saturday

The third annual Earth Day at Mill Cove will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Mill Cove Environmental Area north of Mansfield.

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WIVB-TV Buffalo

Ex-cop named NY Army Guard's top enlisted soldier

A retired Rochester police officer who served in the Iraq War has been selected to become the next senior enlisted soldier in the New York Army National Guard.

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Related Topix: Rochester, NY, US Military, Albany, NY, Westchester County, NY

Daily Camera

Littwin: The rise and fall of labor after Ludlow

Sometimes history, even the most awful history, can be summed up in a remarkably few words.

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Related Topix: US Military, Immigration Reform, Opinion

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Stars and Stripes

Georgia Guardsmen heading to Afghanistan

About 150 members of the Georgia National Guard from the Toccoa-based 876th Engineer Company are heading to Afghanistan this summer for a nine-month deployment.

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Related Topix: US Military, World News, Afghanistan,

Patch.com

Sgt Felix M Del Greco Jr Memorial Scholarship Benefit Concert May 10th

The band LittleHouse will host a benefit concert May 10th to support the scholarship Fund.

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Related Topix: Simsbury, CT, US Military, Opinion

National Public Radio

Army Vs. National Guard: Who Gets Those Apache Helicopters?

The Army is planning to move all the National Guard's Apache helicopters to the regular Army, a move opposed by many in the Guard.

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Related Topix: US Military, Eastover, SC

KQED

Army Vs. National Guard: Who Gets Those Apache Helicopters?

For decades the National Guard has fought hard against the stereotype that it was the place to avoid the draft during the Vietnam War, or that it's a place to get college money rather than combat duty.

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Related Topix: US Military

Air Force Times

Letter: Why I won't re-enlist

Tired of waiting for deployments to slow down and other hardships of military life, Staff Sgt.

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

KSTP

South St. Paul Man to be Sentenced for Murder of Minn. National Guardsman

The man convicted of killing a Minnesota National Guard sergeant last August will be sentenced Tuesday.

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Stars and Stripes

Gulf War illness: Thousands who served still report mysterious symptoms

Army veterans Michael PatiA o and David Garcia, who served in the Persian Gulf during Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm, say they still suffer health problems related to their service in the war.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Fort Bliss, Fort Bliss, TX, Life, Veteran Affairs, Downtown (Washington, DC)

Mon Apr 21, 2014

KOTA-TV Rapid City

SD National Guard volunteer to clean up storm damage at Rapid City park

Earth Day is April 22nd and each year members of the South Dakota National Guard do something to help local communities.

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Related Topix: Rapid City, SD, US Military, Life, Holidays, Earth Day, South Dakota

Brown Deer

Celebrations: April 10

Air National Guard Senior Master Sgt. Lisa DiSalvo of Mequon is one of about 120 Navy and Air National Guard medical professionals providing medical, dental and optometry care to residents of Abbeville, La., during exercise "Cajun Care."

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, US Navy, Abbeville, LA

KGNS-TV Laredo

Henry Cuellar votes for funds to reduce veterans' claims backlog

Congressman Henry Cuellar announces the Appropriations Committee has successfully passed two of 12 funding bills out of committee that require strong steps to address the Veterans Affairs claims backlog.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Henry Cuellar, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Life, Veteran Affairs

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