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1 hr ago | Examiner.com
The Veterans Outreach Center has issued an open invitation for people to attend the Operation Welcome Home for Marine Corps Lance Corporal Casey Henderson this coming Thursday, September 18, at the Greater Rochester International Airport. The Veterans Outreach Center's Operation Welcome Home program arranges an organized greeting, with cheering people carrying hand-made welcome home signs and waving American flags for the Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, and Marines returning home to Rochester from Iraq , Afghanistan , or anywhere else in the world.
5 hrs ago | KRQE Albuquerque
Men and women of the Air National Guard are currently allowing the public to take part in a hands-on, immersive experience at the New Mexico State Fair. Participants can take part in simulated challenges that replicate real-life experiences of Air Guard men and women during Basic Military Training, technical training and on drill weekend.
8 hrs ago | Air Force Times
The head of the Air National Guard wants to launch a study on the path forward for the component's fleet of C-130 transport aircraft. That study would focus on domestic requirements of the C-130 fleet, creating a baseline for what capacity is needed and where, Lt.
9 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog
While abnormalities in the adrenergic and noradrenergic systems, both integral in the fight-or-flight response, are thought to play a role in the development of post-traumatic stress disorder , until now there has been no genetic evidence of this connection. A collaborative study just released by researchers at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health and the University of Michigan found an interaction between the ADRB2 gene and childhood adversity.
13 hrs ago | Anorak
Kent State is the place where on May 4, 1970 four students were gunned down by the Ohio National Guard during Vietnam War protests. Ohio National Guardsmen throw tear gas at students across the campus lawn at Kent State University during an anti-Vietnam War demonstration at the university on May 7, 1970.
A Dell Rapids man recently traveled to the nation's capital where he received distinction from the Department of Defense for his role overseeing the Army National Guard's Forward Support Company based out of Parkston. First Lieutenant Shane Skinner accepted the Army Award for Maintenance Excellence on behalf of his National Guard unit, the 153rd Engineer Battalion, Wednesday, Sept.
In 2010, U.S. Army pilot Jerry Kidrick, then in the Alaska National Guard, was tasked to lead a team of combat advisors in Iraq. Kidrick, now the chairman of the Flight department at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, spent 16 months advising the Iraqi army on how to deal with insurgents and acting as a liaison between U.S. and Iraqi officials.
From the outside of the 181st Intelligence wing of the Air National Guard, you'd have no idea that they go to war on a daily basis. The public isn't allowed to see what goes on behind closed doors, but know that troops are defending our freedom.
The 48th Infantry Brigade Combat Team of the Georgia Army National Guard will be returning to its headquarters at 1030 Shurling Drive in Macon at 2 p.m. Tuesday. Over the past nine months, Task Force Volunteers performed in many capacities to support the International Security Assistance Force , ISAF Joint Command and U.S. Forces-Afghanistan, all while regularly partnering with the Afghan National Security Forces, according to a news release.
Mayor Bill Eaton addressed Army ROTC cadets during their contracting ceremony Thursday at Arkansas Tech University. Shakeena Johnson, Forrest Been, Kristen Harris, Corey Runion, John Fisk and Tommy Cohen were recognized for their commitment to the program.
An injured climber has been airlifted from K-2 Peak southwest of Aspen, but no information on the climber's condition has been released. The Pitkin County Sheriff's Department says a group led by a climbing guide from Aspen Expeditions found the injured person Sunday afternoon.
It's that time of year when the Army announces application rules, deadlines and other information about several prestigious scholarship and fellowship programs for officers, warrant officers and noncommissioned officers. To compete for enrollment in one of these fiscal 2015, 2016 or 2017 broadening programs, officers and NCOs must submit a personnel action request to the Human Resources Command on the deadlines shown below.
Louis Morea moved to Cape Cod from Cambridge after he came home from the war because he couldn't stand the explosive sounds of the city.
Born December 27, 1965, in Fulton County, Mr. Scott served as a Sergeant in the U.S. Army and the Army National Guard and was a member of VFW Post 4629 in LaGrange. He lived at Stovall before making his home in Heard County in 2008, was Baptist by faith, and was employed as a maintenance technician at Wal-Mart.com in Carrollton.
The 50-year-old retiring airman choked back tears as he handed over the reigns of Fort Wayne's Air National Guard base during a Change of Command ceremony before about 700 personnel, family members and others at the 122nd Fighter Wing, 3005 Ferguson Road. "My rear-view mirror will be clear, except for the fond memories," the Columbus, Nebraska, native said, addressing those in attendance.
Applicants are being sought to fill a vacancy resulting from last week's resignation of Alaska National Guard Adjutant Gen. Maj. Thomas Katkus.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 07:06 pm
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