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Naval Aviation Technical Training Unit Goodfellow's Chief Dewberry Retires

By Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Handling) 1st Class Jessica Norman, Center for Information Warfare Training Det. Goodfellow SAN ANGELO, Texas Chief Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Handling) Patrick J. Dewberry, assigned to the Center for Naval Aviation Technical Training Unit Goodfellow, culminated 22 years of active duty service during a retirement ceremony followed
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Heading to the field for battle assembly

Story by MAJ Brandon Mace on 04/08/2019 DONA ANA, N.M. - The U.S. Army Reserve 383rd Quartermaster Battalion, headquartered in El Paso, Texas, conducted a readiness focused field training exercise April 4 - 7, 2019, here. Time is always a challenge for the Army Reserve as traditional drilling Soldiers only
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264th Combat Communications Squadron named 2019 rodeo champions

Story by Amn Wynndermere Shaw on 04/07/2019 The 264th Combat Communications Squadron, Illinois Air National Guard, took 26 personnel to the Combat Communications Rodeo March 4 to 14 and their performance brought home the title of 2019 champions. The 5th Combat Communications Group hosted the CCR at Robins Air Force
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Colorado National Guard supports civil authorities with aerial water bucket operations at Black Bridge Fire

The Colorado National Guard is supporting Bent County fire suppression efforts near Las Animas, Colorado, at the request of local authorities. The two Colorado Army National Guard UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters and eight crew members from 2nd General Support Aviation Battalion 135th Aviation Regiment were already participating in annual wildfire
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Colorado National Guard conducts aviation wildland fire training to support partners

Story by SSG Joseph Vonnida on 04/05/2019 FOR RELEASE: April 1, 2019 CONTACT: Colorado National Guard Public Affairs, 720-250-1058, ng.co.coarng.list.militarysupport@mail.mil CENTENNIAL, Colo. Colorado Army National Guard's 2nd Brigade 135th General Support Aviation Battalion, based at Buckley Air Force Base, Aurora, Colorado, will host an annual wildland fire training conference i
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Fort McCoy's 2019 prescribed burn season underway

Story by Scott Sturkol on 04/05/2019 Several prescribed burns have already taken place at Fort McCoy in 2019, including recent prescribed burns at areas on both North Post and South Post. Charles Mentzel, Fort McCoy forestry technician who oversees the prescribed burn program, said the burns are completed with a
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Wild azaleas highlight recreation trail through Kisatchie

Story by Chuck Cannon on 04/05/2019 FORT POLK, La. As has been noted on the pages of the Guardian the last few weeks, those who are fortunate enough to receive an assignment to the Joint Readiness Training Center and Fort Polk can be sure of one fact: The surrounding Kisatchie
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Japanese police train Camp Zama motorcyclists

Story by Winifred Brown on 04/04/2019 CAMP ZAMA, Japan (March 18, 2019) Five Japanese police officers visited Camp Zama March 15 to train motorcyclists on how to inspect their bikes and improve their riding skills. The annual Army Ride Safety Awareness Day, which takes place at the beginning of the
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Civil War symbolically ends: Grant at Appomattox

By Sherman Fleek USMA Historian The siege of Petersburg, Virginia was a foreshadowing of the Great War in Europe 50 years later. There have always been trenches, barriers and sieges of castles, fortresses or cities in history, but the use of modern heavy artillery and explosives and many miles of
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Clinic known as red roof inn' officially named for hero medic

Story by Patricia Dubiel on 04/04/2019 Spc. Michael Arthur Fontaine, born in New Orleans on Sept. 4, 1950, served as an Army medic during the Vietnam War. While assigned to Charlie Company, 2nd Battalion, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, Fontaine took part in a search and clear
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Airman lives Team Little Rock

Story by A1C Kristine Gruwell on 03/12/2019 Red, white and blue banners hung on light poles catch first-time visitors' and service members' eyes as they drive through a military installation gate. "Home of Combat Airlift," are the words painted across these banners, giving each person a glimpse of the commo
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