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  1. Memorial Day 2015: Personal remembrances and group thanks from Fort Indiantown GapRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | PennLive.com

    As a first order of business, all World War II veterans at Sunday's ceremony were given a moment of personal recogntion. Here, Gerald Strausser is greeted by a well-wisher.

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  2. Reunion planned for Vietnamese refugees, American workers who flooded Fort Indiantown Gap after fall of SaigonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | PennLive.com

    Thousands of Vietnamese refugees flooded Fort Indiantown Gap after the fall of Saigon in April of 1975. Before the U.S. Army post turned resettlement center closed in December of that year, more than 22,000 refugees had worked, learned and lived there.

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  3. Take at least one minute to honor our fallen soldiers on Memorial Day: EditorialRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | PennLive.com

    ... Letterkenny Army Depot near Chambersburg, the Defense Logistics Agency in New Cumberland, and Fort Indiantown Gap , to name a few. Enjoy the three-day weekend, especially Saturday and Sunday, but plan on attending one of the many Memorial Day events ...

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  4. Fall of Saigon: A look at Fort Indiantown Gap's role after the Vietnam WarRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | PennLive.com

    Thursday marks the 40th anniversary of the fall of Saigon and the conclusion of the Vietnam War . This milepost once again prompts a look at Fort Indiantown Gap's role after the war ended, as it received more than 30,000 Vietnamese and Cambodian refugees beginning in the late spring of 1975.

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  5. 40 years later, former Vietnamese refugees reflect on road to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2015 | PennLive.com

    ... 22,000 of those refugees, including Nguyen and his family, the start of that journey brought them to Fort Indiantown Gap - one of four military posts in the U.S. that were temporarily used as refugee resettlement centers in the immediate aftermath ...

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  6. Union Township supervisors asked to consider pipeline interventionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2015 | The Lebanon Daily News

    ... events throughout Lebanon County, drawing representatives both for and against the proposed pipeline, . Fort Indiantown Gap was awarded a Department of the Army award for sustainability, which Lt. Col. Dale Waltman spoke about at the meeting. They ...

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  7. Public invited to free screening of 'Last Days in Vietnam'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2015 | PennLive.com

    ... at 6 p.m. April 11 in Bldg. 8-80 located at the intersection of Bearty Avenue and Service Road at Fort Indiantown Gap, Lebanon County. Admission is free for the Saturday evening event. Produced and directed by Rory Kennedy, the 98-minute documentary ...

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  8. Dauphin County asked to join panel advocating for region's military facilitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | PennLive.com

    ... of six local defense groups in the state. The others are for Letterkenny Army Depot in Franklin County, Fort Indiantown Gap in Lebanon, Tobyhanna Army Depot in Monroe and Wayne counties, and installations in the Pittsburgh and Philadelphia areas. ...

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  9. Man scrounges for rolls of film to save lost memoriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2015 | CBS News

    ... tower in the World War II photos. David Shaw recognized some of the pictures on Facebook as being from Fort Indiantown Gap in Pennsylvania, which was used as an Army training post during World War II. At a recent commemoration event on the fort, ...

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  10. Capital Region Water land sale rejected by boardRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | PennLive.com

    Capital Region Water owns 8,200 acres surrounding the DeHart Reservoir in Rush Township, Dauphin County. Under the proposed sale, 384 acres of land farthest from the reservoir will be sold for more than $1 million with funding from Fort Indiantown Gap through the Department of Defense's Army Compatible Use Buffer Program .

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  11. Here's what Capital Region Water would gain from the sale of land at DeHart reservoirRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | PennLive.com

    Capital Region Water owns 8,200 acres surrounding the DeHart Reservoir in Rush Township, Dauphin County. Under the proposed sale, 384 acres of land farthest from the reservoir will be sold for more than $1 million with funding from Fort Indiantown Gap through the Department of Defense's Army Compatible Use Buffer Program .

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  12. Capital Region Water to vote on Clarks Valley land saleRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | PennLive.com

    Capital Region Water owns 8,200 acres surrounding the DeHart Reservoir in Rush Township, Dauphin County. Under the proposed sale, 384 acres of land farthest from the reservoir will be sold for more than $1 million with funding from Fort Indiantown Gap through the Department of Defense's Army Compatible Use Buffer Program .

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  13. It took eight years, but Afghan interpreter for 28th Division team makes it to AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | PennLive.com

    ... in hand and had given his employer two weeks' notice. On the way to Bittenbender's home, they stopped at Fort Indiantown Gap to pay their respects at the grave of M/Sgt. Scott Ball of Carlisle, who was killed in Afghanistan on Aug. 27, 2007. Wali, ...

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  14. Public hearing on Capital Region Water land sale set in upper Dauphin CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | PennLive.com

    Capital Region Water owns 8,200 acres surrounding the DeHart Reservoir in Rush Township, Dauphin County. Under the proposed sale, 384 acres of land farthest from the reservoir will be sold for more than $1 million with funding from Fort Indiantown Gap through the Department of Defense's Army Compatible Use Buffer Program .

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  15. PAa s New Adjutant General now in commandRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2015 | WPMT-TV York

    Pennsylvania has a new Adjutant General. Governor Tom Wolf presided over the "Change of Responsibility" ceremony on Saturday at Fort Indiantown Gap in Lebanon County.

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  16. Gov. Tom Wolf attends Fort Indiantown Gap change of command ceremonyRead the original story

    Feb 7, 2015 | The Lebanon Daily News

    ... Guard from Maj. Gen. Wesley E. Craig to Joseph during the Change of Command Ceremony held Saturday at Fort Indiantown Gap. (PA Internet News Service/Office of Gov. Tom Wolf) Following military tradition, Gov. Tom Wolf presided over the Change of ...

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  17. Battle of the Bulge fought again at Fort Indiantown GapRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2015 | The Lebanon Daily News

    Allied troops battle German soldiers during the annual Battle of the Bulge reenactment at Fort Indiantown Gap on Saturday. The biting cold was an accurate representation of the weather in the World War II winter campaign.

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  18. Idaho man finds hidden history in forgotten rolls of filmRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2015 | The Miami Herald

    ... the locations. Some of the earliest messages came from eastern Pennsylvania, where people recognized Fort Indiantown Gap, a Pennsylvania National Guard post used by the U.S. Army as a World War II training base. More than 150,000 American troops ...

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  19. WWII history hidden in film cans brought to light by Idaho manRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | Stars and Stripes

    ... the locations. Some of the earliest messages came from eastern Pennsylvania, where people recognized Fort Indiantown Gap, a Pennsylvania National Guard post used by the U.S. Army as a World War II training base. More than 150,000 American troops ...

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  20. History Mystery: Do you know the story behind this photo?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2015 | The Lebanon Daily News

    ... thrower. The insignia on the driver side was of the U.S. Army 3rd Service Command, which was part of the Fort Indiantown Gap during World War II. As far as the location of the photo, there was much debate and here are the possible suggestions: ...

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