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1 hr ago | ABC News

PHOTO: In this Thursday, July 10, 2014 photo, Iraq war veteran Darin...

In this Thursday, July 10, 2014 photo, Iraq war veteran Darin Welker, 36, holds one of his ducks at his home in West Lafayette, Ohio.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, West Lafayette, OH, US Military

4 hrs ago | Air Force Times

Guardsmen will not patrol border to catch illegal immigrants

A Fort Bliss soldiers is seen observing along the border in 2012, as part of 'Operation Nimbus II,' where active-duty soldiers from Fort Hood, Texas, and Fort Bliss provided air and ground reconnaissance and surveillance support to the Border Patrol.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Illegal Immigration, US Military, US Army, Fort Bliss, Texas Government, Texas, Rick Perry, US Governors

6 hrs ago | US News & World Report

Should Rick Perry Send the National Guard to the U.S. Border?

Texas Republican Gov. Rick Perry announced Monday that he will send up to 1,000 National Guardsmen to secure the U.S. border.

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10 hrs ago | WVEC-TV Norfolk

Military suicides declined slightly in 2013, Pentagon says

Suicides in the military dropped by 6 percent last year, a decline that Pentagon officials hope signals a reversal in a tragic trend - but that some advocates say does not reflect the true scope of the issue in the military and veterans' community.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

The City Wire

Lack of movement' by military hampers Fort Smith airport fire service

The transition from fire protection provided by what is now known as the 188th Wing to an airport-run fire department has hit some speed bumps, the Fort Smith Airport Commission were told during its monthly meeting Tuesday .

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Related Topix: Fort Smith, AR, Fire, US Military, US Air Force, Fort Smith Regional Airport, US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Transportation

NewsBusters.org

Politico's Simon: Perry Sending National Guard to Border 'To Shoot Small Children'

Roger Simon " joined Politico as its first chief political columnist" in 2006. A couple of items on his resume include being "the only person to win twice the American Society of Newspaper Editors Distinguished Writing Award for commentary," and a 2013 National Press Club humor-related award.

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

WATE-TV Knoxville

At least 21 dead in Iraq checkpoint car bombing

The owner of an allergy-testing laboratory near Atlanta has pleaded guilty to faking the results of blood tests for food and environmental allergies.

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Reason Magazine

Is the US Abandoning Afghan Interpreters to Certain Death?

Afghan locals who helped the US were promised visas to America. They may be left behind to fight the Taliban on their own.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, Representative Adam Kinzinger, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Military, US Air Force

KTVN Reno

Lawmaker: Texas to send 1,000 guardsmen to border

Forecasters say calmer winds and cooler temperatures are headed for a fire-scorched region of Washington state, conditions that could help firefighters in their battle against wildfires that have charred hundreds... Calmer winds and cooler temperatures were allowing firefighters to go on the offensive Monday against a destructive wildfire that has ... (more)

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Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, Fire, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Rick Perry, US Governors, US Military, US News

Journalgazette.net

Watchdog's role

Community members who stepped up to defend Col. David Augustine after a whistleblower accused him of carelessly spending public funds were right when they spoke to his good character and intentions.

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Related Topix: US Military, US News, US Air Force, US Politics, Representative Joe Donnelly, Senator Dan Coats, Representative Marlin Stutzman, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Grizzly-mauled Guardsman had just been trained in how to react to bear attack

An Alaska Army National Guard sergeant from Valdez is recovering from his injuries after an encounter with a sow grizzly bear and her cubs on the outskirts of Anchorage.

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Related Topix: US Military, Valdez, AK, Anchorage, AK

KSFO-AM San Francisco

Will National Guard Help Stop Illegal Immigrant Influx in Texas?

Perry announced Monday that 1,000 National Guard troops would be deployed over the next month to the southern border.

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Related Topix: Prison, US Military, Texas Government, Texas, US News, Illegal Immigration, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Rick Perry, US Governors

Click2Houston

National Guard troops bound for the border

July 21, 2014: National Guard troops will be heading to the border as per Gov. Rick Perry's decision.

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Navy Times

Study: Indirect link between combat and suicide risk

One of the first comprehensive efforts to explain record suicides among soldiers during and after their deployments in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan finds an indirect link between deployment, combat and self-destructive urges, according to a paper published Thursday.

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Related Topix: Depression, Health, Life, Veteran Affairs, US Military

CBS 3 Springfield

Air National Guard night flying missions to occur in Western Mass.

The 104th Fighter Wing at Barnes Air National Guard Base will be conducting evening training flights from July 22 until Aug. 1. Flights will take off between 4 and 5 p.m. and land between 8:30 and 10 p.m., according to Senior Master Sgt.

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Sunherald.com

Soldier mauled by bear at base in Alaska

The Alaska Dispatch News reports the female brown bear was defending her cubs when it mauled the Alaska Army National Guard soldier Sunday morning at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson.

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Newsday

New York Guard members conducting annual training

Two hundred members of New York state's volunteer defense force are conducting their annual weeklong training program at a Hudson Valley military site.

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MLive.com

Michigan National Guardsmen leave civilian lives behind to train for combat

Five National Guard artillery regiments and an active U.S. Army infantry regiment trained together at Michigan's Camp Grayling from July 12-26, 2014.

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Free Republic

Perry expected to call up National Guard to Rio Grande Valley

Gov. Rick Perry is expected to announce Monday that he will activate up to 1,000 Texas National Guard troops to the Rio Grande Valley, state Sen. Juan "Chuy" Hinojosa, D-McAllen, confirmed Sunday night.

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Related Topix: Prison, Rick Perry, US Governors, US Military, Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Immigration Reform, Illegal Immigration

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Valley News Live

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The North Dakota National Guard along with family, friends and community supporters honored more than 200 Soldiers from the Grand Forks-based 1st Battalion, 188th Air Defense Artillery Regiment today during a Freedom Salute ceremony at the Alerus Center in Grand Forks.

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Related Topix: US Military, Grand Forks, ND, Jack Dalrymple, US Governors, Bismarck, ND

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