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Killed in inaction: how today's ROE are endangering troops

It's two in the morning and you're woken by the crash of falling glass. Without hesitation, you grab your firearm and move to investigate.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

News Journal

Tandem riders to cross nation

More than 30 years after Bruce Beck completed a cross country biking tour, the Mansfield man is giving it another go.

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Green Bay Press-Gazette

Local employer receives Patriot Award

David Stark, committee member for Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve, or ESGR, an agency of the Department of Defense, announces Charles Walters of Element Mobile was honored with a Patriot Award in recognition of extraordinary support of one of his employees, Tyler Brehmer, who serves in the Wisconsin Army National Guard.

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Northwest Florida Daily News

Pulse on Air Force management

A limited number of Airmen who received notice that their previously approved applications for early retirement had been declined will be given the option to retire if they still desire to do so, officials announced April 8. "We are aware that some Airmen received erroneous approvals and were subsequently notified of the inaccuracy," said Lt.

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The Daily Beast

The Ukrainian Army Is CrumblingBy Jamie Dettmer

A deadly Ukrainian operation to protect a base in the Black Sea port of Mariupol is a rare example of some backbone shown by a disorganized military that doesn't want to fight.

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The Capital-Journal

City of Shawnee finalist for military award

The city of Shawnee in northeast Kansas has been named one of 30 finalists for an annual award honoring employers for their support of the National Guard and Reserves.

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Institute for War and Peace Reporting

Three Dead as Ukrainian Forces Repulse Mariupol Attack

Preliminary figures indicate that three attackers were killed, 13 were injured and 63 were arrested as a result of a Ukrainian interior ministry operation in response to an assault on a National Guard base in Mariupol, Interior Minister Arsen Avakov has reported on Facebook.

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Denver Post

Montrose veterans program tears down barriers and earns accolades

Retired Army Col. Jim Beard fixes the position of Vietnam veteran George Lawrence's beret during a special presentation at Welcome Home Montrose's Warrior Resource Center in downtown Montrose.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Gazette

Guest Column: Be aware of stigma that surrounds mental illness

When we think of someone seeking mental health treatment, we think of him or her as weak, incompetent or even crazy.

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U.S. Department of Defense

National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of April 15, 2014

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

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The Billings Outpost

Help for vets who resist help

Doug Bell, a readjustment counselor with the Billings Vet Center, said it's typical of military veterans to insist that they don't need help.

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CFR.org

South Sudan Conflict: Personalities, Resources, and Threats

This is a guest post by Allen Grane, intern for the Council on Foreign Relations Africa Studies program.

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The Georgetown Times

Porcher sworn in to Air National Guard

Provided Jamia Ashanique Porcher was officially sworn in as a member of the South Carolina Air National Guard on Wednesday, April 9. Jamia, a senior and honor student, chose to have this official ceremony conducted at Georgetown High School in which she attended for four years.

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Trend

Senate of U.S. state of Oklahoma adopts resolution on Azerbaijan

The Senate of the U.S. state of Oklahoma has adopted a resolution dedicated to the 11th anniversary of cooperation between the Oklahoma National Guard and Azerbaijan.

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Alabama Live

North Alabama procrastinators scramble to file tax returns before tonight's looming deadline

Since his nine-month tour with the Army National Guard ended last May, Moulton resident Ronnie Flick says he has been trying to get back into a routine.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Inter-Mountain

W.Va. GOP says former US Rep. Mick Staton has died

Staton's health had been declining and he entered the intensive care unit at a hospital in Winchester, Va., last Thursday, said W.Va.

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Army Times

Militia leader pleads guilty to military ID theft

A self-described militia commander from Minnesota who was charged with stealing identification information from members of his former Army unit at Fort Bragg in North Carolina has pleaded guilty to identity theft.

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Gawker

New Crazy Conspiracy: Obama Is Taking Away Your Helicopter Defenses

They've shoved health care down your throat, and they've tried to take your cows' freedom of movement away .

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Cleveland Daily Banner

Employee nominates Cormetech for 2014 Freedom Award

COURTNEY MOORE, center, nominated Cormetech for the Employer Support Guard and Reserve Freedom Award.

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Washington Times

Feds file more charges in Tenn. armory shooting

Federal prosecutors have added new charges against a Tennessee National Guard recruiter accused of trying to kill four superiors in a shooting at an armory northeast of Memphis.

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