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WINTER WARRIOR: New support vehicle equips Guard for winter emergencies

November 26, 2014 in Uncategorized

When the diesel engine of the Cloquet-based Army National Guard Unit’s new Small Unit Support Vehicle (SUSV) growls to a start, it sounds and rides much like many of the unit’s other support vehicles. But when it hits the snow or ice, it purrs.
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Hero in many languages

November 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — Ten Worthington High School students stood before their classmates, veterans and guests in the WHS gymnasium Tuesday morning and provided the definition of a hero, each in their own language, as Americans honored and remembered on thi…continue reading on dglobe.com

Who shot bin Laden? Former Navy SEALS make rival claims

November 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON — Members of the U.S. Navy Seal commando team that killed Osama bin Laden at his Pakistan hideout in May, 2011 are making conflicting claims as to who actually shot the al Qaeda leader.

The Washington Post published a story on Thursday…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Who shot bin Laden? Former Navy SEALS make rival claims

November 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON — Members of the U.S. Navy Seal commando team that killed Osama bin Laden at his Pakistan hideout in May, 2011 are making conflicting claims as to who actually shot the al Qaeda leader.

The Washington Post published a story on Thursday…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Sen. Johnson supports air strikes, opposes ‘putting US combat boots on the ground’

September 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Sen. Tim Johnson, D-S.D., issued the following statement Wednesday on President Obama’s ISIS speech.

“The president presented a forceful case that it is in America’s interest to degrade and destroy the brutal, growi…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Dickinson-based National Guard unit no longer on alert for deployment: Mission to Afghanistan in 2015 cancelled

September 3, 2014 in Uncategorized

A Dickinson-based North Dakota National Guard unit will no longer be sent to Afghanistan.
The 816th Engineer Company had been alerted to potential mobilization in June, but 150 members slated to go to Afghanistan were told this week by the Departmen…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Blind vet paddles kayak through Montana’s whitewater rapids

July 29, 2014 in Uncategorized

EMIGRANT, Mont. — Eric Marts had never touched a kayak, let alone fathomed paddling the one-man boat through raging whitewater rapids — until, strangely enough, he lost his eyesight.
“To be honest, if I could see, I’d probably look at that w…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Blind vet paddles kayak through Montana’s whitewater rapids

July 29, 2014 in Uncategorized

EMIGRANT, Mont. — Eric Marts had never touched a kayak, let alone fathomed paddling the one-man boat through raging whitewater rapids — until, strangely enough, he lost his eyesight.
“To be honest, if I could see, I’d probably look at that w…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Column: In Arkansas, a military record is no magic bullet

May 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON — Sen. Mark Pryor, the embattled Democratic incumbent in Arkansas, made a serious gaffe in March when he questioned Republican opponent Tom Cotton’s reliance on military service as a campaign theme.
While praising the congressman for …continue reading on dglobe.com

Column: In Arkansas, a military record is no magic bullet

May 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON — Sen. Mark Pryor, the embattled Democratic incumbent in Arkansas, made a serious gaffe in March when he questioned Republican opponent Tom Cotton’s reliance on military service as a campaign theme.
While praising the congressman for …continue reading on dglobe.com