November 19, 2013 in Uncategorized
RAPID CITY (AP) â Eighteen South Dakota National Guard soldiers who served nine months in Afghanistan are back on U.S. soil.
The members of the 129th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment arrived at Fort Dix, N.J., on Monday. The Rapid City-based uni…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com
August 26, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
WASHINGTON President Barack Obama bestowed the Medal of Honor on Army Staff Sgt. Ty Carter on Monday, saluting the veteran of the war in Afghanistan as “the essence of true heroism.” Continue Reading
July 3, 2013 in The Daily Republic
SIOUX FALLS (AP) About 200 airmen with the South Dakota Air National Guard are preparing to deploy.
June 27, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
After being an officer for the Dickinson Police Department for four months, Tyrel Hanson headed home this week. His trip back to Boyceville, Wis., was just a pit stop on a journey that will take him halfway across the world. Continue Reading
June 24, 2013 in The Daily Republic
BELLE FOURCHE (AP) Army National Guard soldiers are building a mock Afghanistan village in western South Dakota that will be a target for Air Force bomber practice missions.
June 24, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
BELLE FOURCHE, S.D. Army National Guard soldiers are building a mock Afghanistan village in western South Dakota that will be a target for Air Force bomber practice missions.
June 20, 2013 in The Daily Republic
About 70 members of guard’s 152nd Combat Sustainment Support Battalion will spend nine months overseas.
May 23, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press
Editor’s note: The following is the conclusion of a two-part blog entry written by Patty Roth of Alexandria. She’s deployed in Afghanistan as a critical care nurse in charge of the intensive care unit at the Kandahar NATO Role 3 Hospital. The first part told of a Navy Seal team member (identified in the blog as the patient) who came to the hospital with a bullet wound to the head. Continue Reading
May 21, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press
This post is about one particularly hard day, meant only to give you a glimpse of what it is like here and how we cope with what we see.
It was 0830 and I was in my office working on some useless spreadsheet when my pager went off. It said “Ax1, GSW APH ETA 10 m.” This translates to incomingone injured, life threatening (Alpha), Gun Shot Wound, coming by Apache Helicopter, Estimated Time of Arrival, 10 minutes. Continue Reading
April 19, 2013 in The Daily Republic
The South Dakota Army National Guard ceremony is being held at 11 a.m. at the Holiday Inn City Center in Sioux Falls.