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Youth Challenge Program graduates more than 200 cadets

Story by SGT Noshoba Davis on 06/16/2017 PINEVILLE, La. Family and friends filled the sanctuary at the Pentecostals of Alexandria Church in Alexandria, to watch 205 cadets graduate from The Louisiana National Guard's Youth Challenge Program during a ceremony, June 10. The mission of the YCP is to intervene in
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Chaplains Summit for Associated Units Pilot program

Story by SPC Keegan Costello on 06/14/2017 The Army initiated the AUP program for generating Reserve Force combat power in support of Army Total Force Policy. Selected units from the Active Army, Army Reserve and Army National Guard formed Associated Unit formations to train and build readiness together, enabling the
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Mass. Army National Guard Soldiers support Combined Resolve

Story by 1SG Steven Markowski on 06/12/2017 HOHENFELS, GermanySpc. Ross Talpey, of Bridgewater, Mass., is benefitting from his time with B Company, 1-182nd Infantry Regiment, Massachusetts Army National Guard which is conducting its annual training at the Joint Multinational Readiness Center in Hohenfels, Germany this month during Exercise Combined Resolve
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301st Maneuver Enhancement Brigade welcomes new commander

Story by SPC Sean Harding on 06/09/2017 On Sunday, the 301st Maneuver Enhancement Brigade (MEB) held a change of command ceremony at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington. Col. William R. Morgan Jr. relinquished his command to Col. Michael D. Lewis, a signal officer based in Auburn, California. Morgan had previously served
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La. Guard's 256th Infantry participates in warfighter exercise

Story by SGT Noshoba Davis on 06/09/2017 PINEVILLE, La. The Louisiana National Guard's 256th Infantry Brigade Combat Team participated in a brigade Warfighter exercise at Fort Polk in Leesville, May 5-20. The Warfighter exercise is a two-week command and control exercise to test and evaluate a headquarters reaction, and methods
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A son kept a promise to his father

Story by Clem Gaines on 06/06/2017 A telecommunications specialist in the 20th CBRNE Command, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, just earned his master's degree to fulfill a promise he made to his father. Rodney Mayo donned the traditional cap and gown for graduation from the University of Maryland University College in
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