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2012-11-16 16:20:14

HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 400 Pennsylvania National Guard members recently returned from New York and New Jersey after providing support for Hurricane Sandy relief operations. The soldiers and airmen were mobilized beginning Nov. 3, and spent between five and 13 days out of state. "Our soldiers and airmen did a terrific job responding to the needs of our neighbors in New York and New Jersey," Maj. Gen. Wesley Craig, Pennsylvania Adjutant General...

2011-09-01 12:00:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Staff Sgt. Gabe Sweger, a drill sergeant with the PA Army National Guard, will run the 232 miles of the Appalachian Trail located within Pennsylvania beginning Sept. 2. Sweger's run is scheduled to start at 8 a.m. Friday at the Delaware Water Gap on the Pennsylvania/New Jersey state line. He is slated to finish at approximately 10 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 17 at the Pennsylvania/Maryland state line. Although Sweger will run in...

2009-11-12 13:59:00

PA National Guard and U.S. Army Reserve will still have a robust presence at base HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The commonwealth has withdrawn its plan to own, operate and maintain the Horsham Joint Interagency Installation proposed for Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base (NASJRB) Willow Grove in Horsham Township, Montgomery County, Governor Edward G. Rendell said today. In a letter to Secretary of Defense Robert Gates, Governor Rendell explained that a strong and...