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51 min ago | The Orlando Sentinel

Volusia defense firm gets $100 million for training simulator work

Raydon Corp., a military training systems contractor based in Volusia County, has secured nearly $100 million to build scores of training simulators for the Army National Guard , the company said Tuesday.

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Related Topix: US Military, Science / Technology, Virtual Reality

Tue Aug 26, 2014

The City Wire

Airport commission approves contract for fire, rescue services

The Fort Smith Regional Airport Commission approved a contract Tuesday with Pro-Tec Fire Services to provide firefighting protection and rescue services at the airport beginning Oct. 1. The contract, at a cost of $251,000 during its first year and $258,000 during its second year, has three one year options to extend the deal between the commission ... (more)

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Related Topix: Fire, US Military, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

The Reporter

Military makes local boy's wish come true

The U.S. military helped a little boy's wishes come true in a big way during a recent tour of Travis Air Force Base.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Travis Air Force Base, US Navy, US Marine Corps, US News

Deseret News

Former Utah Guardsman defrauded government of $28K, prosecutors say

A former reservist accused of acquiring $28,000 in fraudulent bonuses through the Utah Army National Guard appeared in U.S. District Court for the first time Tuesday.

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Star-Telegram.com

The border terrorists scare more hype than reality

Let's just be honest: The whole border security frenzy is a political scam perpetuated on a frightened, gullible public by "leaders" bent on scoring points during a high-stakes election year.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Politics, US News, Louie Gohmert, Republican, US House of Representatives, Rick Perry, US Governors, Camp Swift, TX

Breitbart.com

Nat'l Guard Reverses Policy on Off-Duty Concealed Carry

The Texas National Guard has reversed its previously stated position about guardsmen being allowed to carry personal weapons when off duty during the deployment to the border region under Operation Strong Safety.

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News9 Oklahoma City

Tulsa's Army National Guard Base Accidentally Covered In Foam

As seen from Osage SkyNews 6 HD, the foam filled the hangars and buried three Black Hawk helicopters parked nearby.

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CNDNEWS

Burke County

The Substance Abuse Lead for the N.D. Department of Human Services' Division of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services Pamela Sagness has been awarded the Patriot Award for her support of the National Guard and Reserve.

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Northwestern University

In Syria, Freelancers Like James Foley Cover a Dangerous War Zone With No Front Lines

"Conflict zones can be covered safely," James Foley told students at Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism in 2011.

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Related Topix: Journalism, Northwestern University, Muammar Gaddafi (Gadhafi), Evanston, IL, US Military, Opinion

Mon Aug 25, 2014

News Max

Gov. Nixon's Ferguson Policy a Sharp Contrast With Another Mo. Dem. Governor

As Ferguson completes two weeks of protests, violence, and response by police and the National Guard, Missouri's Gov. Jay Nixon's much-criticized handling of the crisis is increasingly contrasted with how the late Gov. Warren Hearnes dealt with their state's last major urban upheaval 46 years ago.

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Related Topix: Jay Nixon, US Governors, US Military, US News

Battle Creek Enquirer

Letter: Missile mission at Fort Custer could save lives

Thom Besch, director of the Missile Defense Agency-Alaska Region stands next to an inert missile interceptor as he expains how the missile works, in a storage facility at the missile defense site at Ft.

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Related Topix: Strategic Defense Initiative, Fort Greely, AK, Opinion

CNN

Active duty, National Guard relearn Total Force Policy together

"It's a multi-component operation," explained Command Sgt. Maj. Sean Mayo, a native of Bridgeport, Conn., and command sergeant major for 1-14 Cav, 3-2 Stryker Brigade, 7th Infantry Division, out of Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash.

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Related Topix: US Military, Boise, ID

FOX16

Endorsement for Mike Ross from Veterans Group

Surrounded by Arkansas veterans, Col. Mike Ross, former commander of the Arkansas National Guard's 39th Brigade Combat Team and chair of Veterans for Ross, announces the group's endorsement of Democratic nominee for governor Mike Ross at an event on Monday at the Ross campaign headquarters in downtown Little Rock.

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NewsBusters.org

Dan Rather Attacks War Supporters Who Don't Send Own Kids To Fight: ...

Dan Rather, former anchor of the CBS Evening News , appeared on CNN's Reliable Sources to harshly criticize those in Congress calling for the U.S. to take military action against the terrorist group ISIS.

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Related Topix: Prison, Metal, Isis, US News, US Military, US Air Force, Journalism

CBS Local

Colorado National Guard Works To Defend The State's Computer Networks

They were joined by guardsmen and guardswomen from four other states at Regis University's Denver Tech Center campus.

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The Honolulu Advertiser

PACs aim to build congressional rivals' name recognition

Polling showed a crowded field of a half-dozen candidates, with state Senate President Donna Mercado Kim in the lead at 31 percent, followed by state Rep. Mark Takai, a lieutenant colonel in the Hawaii Army National Guard who deployed to Iraq in 2009, next at 21 percent.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, US Military

Examiner.com

IDOE, National Guard gave away over 5,000 books at the state fair

Indiana Department of Education officials and the National Guard handed out 5,000 new and donated books to families with children last Sunday at the state fair.

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Cape Cod Times

Vineyard vacation over, hard decisions await Obama

The president and his family took Marine One from the island to Air Station Cape Cod to board Air Force One to head back home.

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Related Topix: Michelle Obama, US Military, US Air Force, Ferguson, MO

Sun Aug 24, 2014

The Times

Soldier letter continues tradition

Soldier letter continues tradition A recent article on a local letter to soldiers shows that military traditions continue.

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Related Topix: US Military, Travel, Iraq Travel, Middle East Travel, US Marine Corps, Shreveport, LA, Eros, LA

Cleveland Daily Banner

Miltary News

Major Colby Tippens Colby Tippens, 35 of Cookville has been promoted to Major. He is serving full-time with the Tennessee Army National Guard in Cookville.

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