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4 hrs ago | The Oregonian

Kenny Leisten's platoon gathers with his father 10 years after his death in Iraq

One of the items brought to Kenny Leisten's graveside Monday was a framed photo of him with John Rosander, wearing Iraqi helmet liners they had found.

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Related Topix: Portland, OR, US Military, Explosion

8 hrs ago | The Macon Telegraph

Former 21st Century Partnership leader files suit against National Guard

A former head of the 21st Century Partnership is suing the Georgia National Guard, claiming that its top officer fired her after she repeatedly cautioned against misuse of National Guard money and other resources.

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Related Topix: Nathan Deal, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Governors

9 hrs ago | Freshnews

Men And Women Of The U.S. National Guard To Receive American Patriot...

The Men and Women of The National Guard have been selected to receive the 2014 American Patriot Award, presented annually by the National Defense University Foundation .

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Related Topix: Prison, US Military, National Defense University, Jay Nixon, US Governors, US Air Force, Louisville, KY

13 hrs ago | Minot Daily News

Perry's bold border move

Gov. Rick Perry of Texas plans to order 1,000 National Guard troops to his state's border with Mexico in an effort to stem the tide of immigrants illegally entering from Central America, dispersing around the country once they've made it into Texas.

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Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, Rick Perry, US Governors, US Military, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Immigration Reform

17 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

Thousands of Afghan government weapons may be unaccounted for, watchdog says

U.S. forces help train new Kabul police recruits to fire the AK-47 assault rifle on the grounds of the Kabul Military Training Center in this 2009 photo.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, Prison, US Military

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Bellingham Herald

Michigan stained glass artist teaches others

In this photo taken on July 10, 2014, pieces of a butterfly stained glass piece are laid out in Don Zimmerman's studio at Chapel Hill Methodist Church in Battle Creek, Mich.

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Related Topix: Department of Defense, US News, US Military

Logan Banner

Logan employers awed by BOSS tour4:58 am

Many Logan employers witnessed a BOSS tour hosted by the Logan County Chamber of Commerce, Alpha Natural Resources and the National Guard on Friday at the W.Va.

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Related Topix: Logan, WV, Logan County, WV, US Military, Camp Branch, State Prisons, Prison

Stars and Stripes

National Guard C-130s to be grounded by 2020?

The aircraft are from the West Virginia Air National Guard's 130th Airlift Wing at Charleston.

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Related Topix: Prison, US Military, US Air Force, Sylvania, GA, Screven County, GA, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Cynthia Lummis

Stars and Stripes

Texas Guard troops don't get arrest powers at border - yet

In this image members of the 836th Engineer Company of the Texas National Guard conduct breaching exercises during their summer annual training July 16, 2014, at Camp Bullis in San Antonio.

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Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, US Military, Rick Perry, US Governors, Salisbury University, West, TX

Free Republic

National Guard Won’t Allow Its Own Troops To Be Honored At Vacation Bible School

Citing federal regulations, the Missouri National Guard has refused to show up for an hour-long meet-and-greet with kids at a small Baptist church in the rural southwest corner of the state.

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Related Topix: US Military, Vacation Bible School, Carthage, MO

Sic Semper Tyrannis 2005

Rick Perry and the National Guard

When National Guard units are not under federal control, the governor is the commander-in-chief of the units of his or her respective state or territory .

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Related Topix: US Military, Rick Perry, US Governors, Washington DC

Bangor Daily News

'Serving together makes us just that much stronger': 2 Maine...

Chief Warrant Officer Abel Gleason, a Blackhawk Helicopter pilot for the 126th Aviation Medevac unit in Bangor, took time during his 2012 deployment to Afghanistan to strike a pose his late grandfather Staff Sgt.

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Related Topix: Maine, Bangor, ME, Canaan, ME, Life, Veteran Affairs, US Military

UnionLeader.com

Disabled vets now getting first dibs at program under contract with Easter Seals

Two companies owned by disabled veterans have submitted bids to run a nationally recognized support program for New Hampshire National Guardsmen and their families.

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Related Topix: New Hampshire Government, New Hampshire, Small Business, Personal Finance, Healthcare Law, Law, US Military

Sat Jul 26, 2014

KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

Study: Oklahoma Army National Guard bring billions to state each year

The guard says the findings in a recent study will help the National Guard create stronger and longer lasting relationships in different Oklahoma communities.

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Related Topix: US Military, Long, OK

Austin American-Statesman

It's a wrap: Editorials for July 20-26

When Austin City Council members approved $35.5 million in bonds to buy out 142 homes in the Onion Creek floodplain a few weeks ago, they planned to use drainage fees to finance the deal instead of putting it on the ballot.

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Related Topix: Austin, TX, Rick Perry, US Governors, Prison, US Military, Immigration Reform, Opinion

USA Today

Vet's remains buried 62 years after plane crash

Vet's remains buried 62 years after plane crash Col. Eugene Smith's family is finally able to bury its sense of loss.

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Related Topix: Air Accidents, US Military, US Air Force, Dover Air Force Base, Wilmington, DE

The Daily Caller

National Guard Won't Allow Its Own Troops To Be Honored At Vacation Bible School

Citing federal regulations, the Missouri National Guard has refused to show up for an hour-long meet-and-greet with kids at a small Baptist church in the rural southwest corner of the state.

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Related Topix: US Military, Vacation Bible School, Carthage, MO, US News, Conservative Political News

Northwest Florida Daily News

Matthews takes command of 919th SOG

The most decorated Air Force Reserve unit welcomed their new operations group leader in a ceremony here July 12. Col.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, US News, Robins Air Force Base, Duke Field, Cannon AFB, NM

American Thinker

Rick Perry Too Timid with the National Guard?

The American people cheered starved for any crumb of leadership and faithfulness to constitutional duties at the news of Governor Rick Perry calling out the Texas National Guard to patrol the Texas-Mexican border.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Louie Gohmert, Republican, US House of Representatives, Prison, Texas Government, Texas, US Military, Rick Perry, US Governors

Fri Jul 25, 2014

WANE-TV Fort Wayne

Taylor Family receives flag to honor fallen soldier

He was killed in action in Afghanistan on July 16, 2012. Taylor was assigned to the 81st Troop Command, 713th Engineering Company of the Army National Guard.

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Related Topix: US Military, Indiana

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