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More troops deployed in Ferguson

November 25, 2014 in Uncategorized

FERGUSON, Mo. — Missouri’s governor ordered hundreds more National Guard troops Tuesday to a St. Louis suburb rocked by rioting and looting after a grand jury declined to indict a white policeman in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager…continue reading on

FCCLA members collecting ‘Treats for Troops’

October 10, 2012 in DL-Online

Do you know a military person who is serving overseas? The answer to that question for many of us is “yes.” Continue Reading

SD Guard unit scheduled to get back to Black Hills on Thursday

September 26, 2012 in The Daily Republic

SPEARFISH (AP) Some 160 South Dakota Army National Guard soldiers are scheduled to arrive back in the Black Hills Thursday after a yearlong deployment to Afghanistan.
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2,200 soldiers in SD for training exercise

June 12, 2012 in The Daily Republic

RAPID CITY (AP) More than 2,200 soldiers from 17 states and six foreign countries are in southwest South Dakota for a training exercise.
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Obama honors fallen troops at Arlington Cemetery

May 28, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) President Barack Obama paid tribute Monday to the men and women who have died defending America, saying the country must strive “to be a nation worthy of your sacrifice.” Continue Reading

DAUGAARD: Overseas trip shows value of our troops

May 8, 2012 in The Daily Republic

In mid-April, I joined a U.S. Department of Defense trip to Kuwait and Afghanistan to visit our South Dakota National Guard soldiers and airmen.
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Troops to return toi Sunday parades in Luverne, Jackson and Windom

May 4, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

LUVERNE Soldiers in the Minnesota National Guard’s 1st Battalion, 125th Field Artillery’s A-Battery from Luverne and Pipestone and B-Battery from Jackson and Fairmont will be returning home to southwest Minnesota en masse on Sunday. Continue Reading

VSO helps Guard troops returning home

April 30, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON National Guard troops from across southwest Minnesota will be coming home within the next week or so, and before they arrive, they’re getting a little extra help preparing to reintegrate with their families and communities. Continue Reading

Troops headed home, dates still undetermined

April 27, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

WINDOM Minnesota Army National Guard soldiers from the 1st Battalion, 125th Field Artillery are heading home to southwest Minnesota, but the exact dates of their homecoming are undetermined as of yet, according to a military spokesperson. Continue Reading

Welcome for local troops

April 23, 2012 in Alexandria Echo Press

Alexandria area soliders from the “Red Bull” unit who were serving overseas are coming home today and a celebration is planned. Continue Reading

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