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1 hr ago | SanLuisObispo.com

Dan Dow's Veterans Treatment Court has changed lives

Seated on a sun-soaked back deck interviewing Dan Dow, a candidate for San Luis Obispo County district attorney, a reporter quickly learns that Dow’s top priorities include protecting kids from heroin pushers and locking criminal gang members away long term.

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5 hrs ago | KFSN

Air National Guard honors city of Madera

The city of Madera received a special honor on Friday, and it took place in Fresno.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Detroit News

Michigan Guardsman to receive Purple Heart at Texas event

U.S. Army Chief of Staff Raymond Odierno will present the Purple Heart at Fort Sam Houston to a Michigan Army National Guard staff sergeant injured while on patrol in Afghanistan.

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WMTW-TV Auburn

USM honors National Guardsman who died in Iraq in 2004

FULL aaaN ANOTHER MAINE SOLDIER HONORED TODAY ... BUT THIS ONE NEVER MADE IT HOME.... 10 YEARS AFTER HIS DEATH IN IRAQ, FAMILY AND FRIENDS OF ARMY NATIONAL GUARDSMAN CHRISTOPHER GELINEAU GATHERED AT THE UNIVIRSITY OF SOUTHERN MAINE TO COMMEMORATE HIS LIFE..

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Air Force Times

Army, National Guard ready to leverage, expand Eastern European alliances

U.S. soldiers continue to work closely alongside partner nations in Europe and leaders say they are ready for 'any contingency.'

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, US Air Force, World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)

The Coastal Courier

Army Reserve celebrates 106th birthday

Mayor Jim Thomas gets help from elected officials, military leaders, community dignitaries and politicians in cutting the Army Reserve's 106th birthday cake Wednesday at Hinesville City Hall.

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Related Topix: US Military, Fort Stewart, US Army, Hunter Army Airfield, Hinesville, GA, Fort Stewart, GA

WCHS-TV Charleston

Coonskin Park Groundbreaking Set For May 8

A groundbreaking will be held next month for a bridge that will provide a new entryway to Charleston's Coonskin Park.

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Centre Daily Times

Penn State nursing students get 'real-life' disaster training

Another with a gash to the head. A woman in labor. A body on the ground. The scene near the Air National Guard base on Minuteman Road in Patton Township was filled with trauma - and that was the point.

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Examiner.com

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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Related Topix: World News, Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, US Military

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