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Former DWU professor returns from overseas service

January 1, 2013 in The Daily Republic

Former Dakota Wesleyan University professor and Mitchell resident Dr. Anthony “Tony” Cole, a major in the U.S. Army Reserve, has returned from deployment to Kuwait in support of Operation New Dawn and Operation Enduring Freedom.
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Welcome home, Josh!: Barthel joins 159 other North Dakota National Guard soldiers returning from Kuwait

August 17, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

About 40 friends and family packed into cars and a mobile home Friday to make the trek from the most western part of North Dakota to Dickinson’s Theodore Roosevelt Regional Airport to finally say hello to Josh Barthel face-to-face. The National Guard specialist arrived Friday night to welcome signs, balloons, cheers and hugs after a yearlong deployment in Kuwait. Continue Reading

Golva soldier flying into Dickinson this evening after year in Kuwait

August 17, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

Josh Barthel, Golva, is among four soldiers from the 188th Engineer Co. returning today from a year-long deployment to Kuwait. 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

Daugaard visits troops in Kuwait, Afghanistan

April 20, 2012 in The Daily Republic

PIERRE Gov. Dennis Daugaard traveled to Kuwait and Afghanistan this week to meet with National Guard troops and get a first-hand look at military operations. Continue Reading

Park Rapids soldiers march in remembrance of Bataan

March 21, 2012 in Park Rapids Enterprise

Four Park Rapids soldiers met up at a Bataan Memorial Death March in Kuwait earlier this month. Continue Reading

Guard unit based in Sioux Falls heading to Kuwait in July

March 15, 2012 in The Daily Republic

SIOUX FALLS (AP) A South Dakota Army National Guard unit based in Sioux Falls will be heading to the Middle East in July. Continue Reading

Syrian rebels retreating from besieged Homs district

March 1, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Syrian rebels said they were making a “tactical retreat” today from a besieged district in opposition stronghold of Homs following a punishing, monthlong military assault. They said they were running out of weapons and humanitarian conditions were catastrophic.
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SD National Guard unit likely to serve in Kuwait

February 17, 2012 in The Daily Republic

RAPID CITY (AP) A South Dakota Army National Guard unit has been notified that it likely will be called to duty in Kuwait. Continue Reading