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SOUTH KINGSTOWN -- Rhode Island National Guard helicopters will land atop South County Hospital today and next week as part of an emergency training drill. The pilots will land twice in the late afternoon and once around 9 p.m.
By JENNYMICHAEL By JENNYMICHAEL Early Thursday morning, five North Dakota National Guard soldiers took off for California. Disneyland, surfing and other Golden State amenities won't be on the agenda - the soldiers have taken a UH-60 Black Hawk to help fight California wildfires. Gov.
By Kristin Roberts WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. National Guard Bureau chief on Friday dismissed suggestions the United States was militarizing its border with Mexico by sending thousands of soldiers and airmen to help secure the porous frontier.
By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Army, aiming to make its recruiting goals amid the Iraq war, raised its maximum enlistment age by another two years on Wednesday, while the Army Reserve predicted it will miss its recruiting target for a second straight year.
By Svea Herbst-Bayliss BOSTON (Reuters) - Four Massachusetts National Guard soldiers accused the U.S.
By Svea Herbst-Bayliss BOSTON (Reuters) - Four Massachusetts National Guard soldiers will accuse the U.S.
By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. state governors called on the Pentagon on Thursday not to make cuts in the National Guard, calling such a move "inconceivable" considering the role played by Guard troops in Iraq, disaster relief and homeland defense.
By Jason Szep BOSTON (Reuters) - Four members of the Massachusetts National Guard filed a $73 million class-action lawsuit on Wednesday against Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld and other military officials in a dispute over on-the-job expenses since the September 11 attacks.
By Vicki Allen WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. National Guard units are under-equipped and increasingly unready to help in domestic disaster relief because essential gear is left behind after service in Iraq and Afghanistan, a congressional report said on Thursday.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Army posted its best recruiting month in four years in August, but will still miss its first annual recruiting goal since 1999, officials said on Monday, as the Iraq war makes it difficult to attract new soldiers.
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