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2 hrs ago | News Journal

179th: From Mansfield to Afghanistan179th: From Mansfield to...

Sgt. Jacob Hergatt of the 179th Airlift Wing of the Ohio Air National Guard returned from Afghanistan this summer after he spent a 2.5-month deployment working in air terminal operations on an undisclosed base.

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

5 hrs ago | WTVG-TV Toledo

Ohio Nat'l Guard postpones drill

The Ohio Army National Guard is postponing most of its planned training in early September because of federal budget issues.

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9 hrs ago | WWLP

Westfield continues to mourn the loss of Barnes pilot

The Westfield community continues to mourn the loss of a Barnes Air National Guard pilot, and many people have spoken with 22News about how they've been affected by the loss.

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Related Topix: US Military, Deerfield, VA

12 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Massachusetts F-15 C fighter pilot identified

Although this morning's news release from the Department of Defense confirmed the death of the F-15C fighter jet pilot who crashed in Virginia Wednesday morning, they said they were withholding his name until next-of-kin were informed.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force

16 hrs ago | KFVS12

Illinois museum to display 1916 military equipment

If you've ever wondered how Americans waged war 100 years ago, the Illinois State Military Museum will give you a glimpse of the past.

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20 hrs ago | World Magazine

All GOP eyes on the Hawkeye State

On Nov. 4, voters will head to the polls to decide, among other things, control of the U.S. Senate.

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Related Topix: US News, US Military, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Bruce Braley, US Senate, Republican, Chuck Grassley

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

Port Orange manufacturer Raydon lands $99M military contract for virtual trainers

Raydon Corp. has won a $99.4 million contract - the largest in its history - to provide virtual-reality training simulators to the Army National Guard.

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Related Topix: US Military, Port Orange, FL, Science / Technology, Virtual Reality, New Smyrna Beach, FL, Volusia County, FL, Ormond Beach, FL

Bangor Daily News

Bath area bids farewell to man who launched 'We Remember' tribute to fallen soldiers

Nearly 20 years ago, Jack Albis and a half-dozen others started gathering for coffee around 2:30 every afternoon at Burger King on Leeman Highway.

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Related Topix: Bath, ME, Woolwich, ME, Sagadahoc County, ME, US Military, Patten, ME

Gawker

Rick Perry's Border-Deployed National Guard Troops Haven't Been Paid

When Texas Gov. Rick Perry sent National Guard soldiers to the Mexico border to much fanfare earlier this summer, he couldn't say how long they'd be there.

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

Mediaite.com

Rick Perry's National Guard Hasn't Been Paid for Patrolling Border, Resorts to Food Banks

Earlier this month, Gov. Rick Perry called upon the National Guard to stand along the Texas-Mexico border and help keep out any undocumented immigrants trying to get into the country.

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Related Topix: Rick Perry, US Governors, US Military, Texas Government, Texas, US News, Illegal Immigration, Television

Marine News

HII Gains Award for Employee Military Service Support

Huntington Ingalls Industries informs that two members of its legal team received Patriot Awards from Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve for their support of employees who are active in the National Guard or National Reserve.

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

Boston.com

Military officials confirm death of Mass. Air National Guard pilot

The massive search for a Massachusetts Air National Guard pilot of a fighter jet that crashed into a mountainous region here ended late Thursday when officials confirmed he had died.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, US News, Westfield, MA, Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base New Orleans

WWLP

Search efforts to resume for missing pilot

A Virginia State Police spokeswoman says ground rescuers will resume searching for a pilot who went missing after an F-15 fighter jet crashed in a remote, heavily wooded area of western Virginia.

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Related Topix: Air Accidents, US Military, US Air Force, US News, Massachusetts, Moody Air Force Base

The Hartford Courant

Fighter jet pilot in western Virginia crash confirmed dead

THURSDAY UPDATE: The pilot of an F-15C Eagle fighter jet was confirmed dead Thursday night after a crash near Deerfield the day before that led to a search by officials with various local, state and federal agencies.

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Related Topix: Virginia, Deerfield, VA, US Military, US Air Force, Rescue, VA, Augusta County, VA

NWAonline

Rogers Woman Rallies For Immigration Reform Outside White House

Beatriz Salas stood outside the White House on Thursday to urge President Barack Obama and Congress to revise the nation's immigration policies so that her family can be united.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Rogers, AR, Illegal Immigration, US Military

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Boston.com

Military officials confirm death of Mass. Air National Guard pilot

The massive search for a Massachusetts Air National Guard pilot of a fighter jet that crashed into a mountainous region here ended late Thursday when officials confirmed he had died.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, US News, Westfield, MA, Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base New Orleans

The Hartford Courant

Fighter jet pilot in western Virginia crash confirmed dead

THURSDAY UPDATE: The pilot of an F-15C Eagle fighter jet was confirmed dead Thursday night after a crash near Deerfield the day before that led to a search by officials with various local, state and federal agencies.

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Related Topix: Virginia, Deerfield, VA, US Military, US Air Force, Rescue, VA, Augusta County, VA

U.S. Department of Defense

National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of August 26, 2014

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

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New Hampshire Public Radio -

'Soldier Girls: The Battles Of Three Women At Home And At War'

In her new book, author Helen Thorpe tells the tales of three female National Guard members, who served in Afghanistan and Iraq.

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The Times-Picayune

St. Bernard Sheriff's Office and NOPD help with shooter training at Jackson Barracks

If an active shooter situation took place on the National Guard base at Jackson Barracks, the St. Bernard Parish Sheriff's Office and the New Orleans Police Department would both be responding as the nearest police agencies.

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Related Topix: St. Bernard, LA, US Military, New Orleans, LA

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