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Welcome home, Twardowski: ND National Guardsman returns from Afghanistan as the Easter Bunny

April 2, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

Sgt. Kory Twardowski of Dickinson isn’t the type of guy you’d expect to be described as cute, fuzzy and cuddly. Continue Reading

Sioux Falls Guard unit prepares for Afghanistan deployment

January 25, 2013 in The Daily Republic

SIOUX FALLS (AP) Nearly 170 South Dakota National Guard members are preparing for deployment to Afghanistan.
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Ellsworth airmen deploying to Asia

January 21, 2013 in The Daily Republic

The base in South Dakota also will be sending several B-1 bombers, equipment and supplies from the 28th Bomb Wing, 34th Squadron, to provide ground troop air support, reconnaissance and fly weapons missions.
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Army National Guard unit returns to S. Dakota

August 22, 2012 in The Daily Republic

RAPID CITY (AP) Six soldiers from the South Dakota Army National Guard have returned to the United States following a yearlong deployment.
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North Dakota Guard members reunited with friends, family after deployment

June 14, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO Four-year-old Thea Underdahl of Fargo is her daddy’s little girl. Continue Reading

SD Guard soldiers heading for Middle East duty

June 7, 2012 in The Daily Republic

22 soldiers with Detachment 1, Company B of the 935th Support Battalion will spend two months in Kuwait after training at Fort Hood. Continue Reading

For returning Minnesota veterans, normal’s an adjustment

May 21, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Ron Chapman sees his military career in numbers. Chapman, 42, returned in April to his home in White Bear Township from a sweltering, sandy camp in Kuwait, the last stop in three deployments over five years. He’s been home only two months in the past two years. In the lives of his three children, he said, that time has added up. Continue Reading

Violence more common among kids of combat vets

October 31, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

A new study suggests that when parents are deployed in the military, their children are more than twice as likely to carry a weapon, join a gang or be involved in fights. Continue Reading

UND, NDSU partner on UAS project

June 14, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Research on unmanned aircraft to be completed by the Limited Deployment of Cooperative Aircraft Project could assist North Dakota in becoming a future national test site for unmanned aircraft, UND officials said. The project proposal, drafted by research and unmanned aircraft officials from UND and North Dakota State University, will be presented to a state commission within the next month in order to approve a $4 million state investment for unmanned aircraft research and technology production over the next two years. Continue Reading

Charges dropped so former teacher can deploy

March 29, 2011 in West Central Tribune

PARK RAPIDS, Minn. – Felony charges have been dropped against a high school teacher who said he accidentally brought a rifle to school in his car in Hubbard County.
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