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Ukraine President threatens military operation as unrest grows.

April 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Thomas Grove and Natalia Zinets

SLAVIANSK/KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s president on Monday threatened military action after pro-Russian separatists occupying government buildings in the east ignored an ultimatum to leave and another group of rebe…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Putin says military force in Ukraine would be a ‘last resort’

March 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

MOSCOW — President Vladimir Putin delivered a robust defense of Russia’s actions in Crimea and said on Tuesday that he would use force in Ukraine only as a last resort, easing market fears that East-West tension over the former Soviet republic co…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Putin says military force in Ukraine would be a ‘last resort’

March 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

MOSCOW — President Vladimir Putin delivered a robust defense of Russia’s actions in Crimea and said on Tuesday that he would use force in Ukraine only as a last resort, easing market fears that East-West tension over the former Soviet republic co…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Almost 70 years after WWII, dozens of Nazi art pieces still in US Army facility

February 27, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Michael E. Ruane

The Washington Post

Army Capt. Gordon W. Gilkey had traced the missing art to a train that left Berlin for the Czech border two weeks before the German surrender.

The train had been strafed en route by American fighter pl…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

SD National Guard unit back in US after nine months in Afghanistan

February 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The South Dakota National Guard says soldiers of the 235th Military Police Company have arrived in the United States after a nine-month deployment in Afghanistan.

The military says the 124 soldiers arrived at Fort Bliss in T…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Tribal members honored for role as code talkers

January 30, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Marcus Traxler

PICKSTOWN — Karen Walker watched the television in amazement, witnessing more than 300 families getting honored in November for the role of code talkers in World War I and World War II in Washington, D.C.

At the time, she ha…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Tribal members honored for role as code talkers

January 30, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Marcus Traxler

PICKSTOWN — Karen Walker watched the television in amazement, witnessing more than 300 families getting honored in November for the role of code talkers in World War I and World War II in Washington, D.C.

At the time, she ha…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Ellsworth airmen deploy to southwest Asia

January 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Northern Plains News

ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE — Approximately 350 airmen bid farewell to their families, friends and co-workers Friday as they prepared to deploy to southwest Asia to support missions in the U.S. Central Command area of respon…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Ellsworth airmen deploy to southwest Asia

January 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Northern Plains News

ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE — Approximately 350 airmen bid farewell to their families, friends and co-workers Friday as they prepared to deploy to southwest Asia to support missions in the U.S. Central Command area of respon…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

OPINION: National Guard, active units are interchangeable

January 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Maj. Gen. Gus L. Hargett Jr.

[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_original","fid":"489362","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"250","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"191"}}]]  The Army chief of staff disparaged t…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com