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March 2019 IDT advancements and promotions

Story by SPC Leona Hendrickson on 03/10/2019 The 104th Troop Command held an advancement and promotion ceremony for 13 Virgin Islands National Guard soldiers at the LTC Lionel A. Jackson Armory March 10. Nine soldiers advanced and four soldiers were promoted. The soldiers who were advanced are Pvt. Ireishka Santiago,
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Ammo teams selected to compete for title at annual munitions competition

Story by 2nd Lt. Frederick Wallace on 03/08/2019 BEALE AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. Munitions teams from around the service have been officially selected to compete in the second-annual Air Force Combat Operations Competition set to take place here, May 13-17, at the Air Force Combat Ammunitions Center. The teams selected
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Gosselin receives Legion of Merit

On March 6 retired 1st Sgt. Butch Gosselin, of Jackson, was presented with the Legion of Merit at the Jackson Hole Fire/EMS Station 1. The award was given in recognition for his 42-year military career and service in the Wyoming Army National Guard. Maj. Mike Pezeshki, commander of the Wyoming
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Navigating back from suicide: Air Force Academy provides assistance to survivors

Story by Laurie Wilson on 03/08/2019 She sat motionless, hands gripping a luke-warm mug of coffee, trying to comprehend the shocking news that just devastated her world. "I never even saw it coming," she thought. This scene is more often than not a common experience for those left to cope
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Visit from a hero

Story by Samuel King on 03/07/2019 A local and national military hero stopped by Luke's Place here March 1 to tell his story and share some insights on resiliency with Eglin's Airmen. Retired Master Sgt. Joseph Deslauriers was the guest speaker for the 96th Logistics Readiness Squadron's monthly professional development
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Army takes down the Marines with a clutch effort, 33-9, to win 18th straight Armed Forces freestyle title.

Now that the U.S. Army has extended its winning streak at the Armed Forces Championships to 18 straight years with their freestyle title on Sunday, you might think that this has become routine and maybe even taken for granted. That, however, is not even close to the truth. After the
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