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Warhorse Fury ensures readiness, builds cohesion

Story by SSG Samuel Northrup on 10/23/2017 ORCHARD COMBAT TRAINING CENTER, Idaho. A cold wind swept across the land in the early morning as a Stryker Combat Vehicle made its way into position. Inside the more than 16 tons of steel, a crew scanned for targets in the area. Suddenly,
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Combat engineer turned combat advisor in Army's 1st SFAB

Story by SSG Sierra A. Melendez on 10/23/2017 FORT BENNING, Ga. -- Sgt. 1st Class Anderson Jimenez was serving as an observer controller at the National Training Center in Fort Irwin, California when he decided he needed something more challenging in his career. "I called my branch manager and asked
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Ellsworth Airmen participate in Green Flag 18-1

Story by A1C Thomas Karol on 10/20/2017 Approximately 200 Airmen departed Ellsworth Air Force Base, South Dakota, for Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, to participate in Green Flag 18-1 exercise from Oct. 16 to Nov. 3, 2017. Aircrew from the 34th and 37th Bomb Squadrons and maintainers from the 34th
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Advanced artillery system training reinforces warfighter readiness

Story by Justin Eimers on 10/13/2017 TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. As software sustainment continues to drive warfighter readiness, equipment and information technology specialists from Tobyhanna Army Depot are equipping Soldiers with critical knowledge for all weapons systems through Advanced Field Artillery Tactical Data System (AFATDS) training. Depot personnel at Fort
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Tennessee National Guard fulfills wish for child with cancer

Story by MSgt Robin Brown on 10/11/2017 Members of the Tennessee Army National Guard's 1/230th Assault Helicopter Battalion, out of Jackson, Tenn., conducted an orientation flight on October 10 for Wesley McCall, a 16-year-old boy who is terminally ill. McCall was diagnosed with glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) grade four in May
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New York Army National Guard Soldiers depart state for Ukraine training mission

Story by Eric Durr on 10/03/2017 NIAGARA FALLS AIR RESERVE STATION, NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y.-- Two hundred and twenty New York Army National Guard Soldiers departed from Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station for a nine-month mission to train Ukrainian Soldiers on Monday afternoon, Oct. 2, 2017. Many of the Soldiers come
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