| Apr 20, 2013
— When Mathew Vance began looking for a job in Hampton Roads, he had plenty of experience to sell.
The 30-year-old Wyoming native had been a combat medic in the Army and later in the Texas Army National Guard. He had deployed twice to Iraq,...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 9:07 AM
FORT HOOD, Texas - Nineteen Soldiers from Detachment 1, Company B, 935th Support Battalion, South Dakota Army National Guard, arrived in the United States Sunday evening, April 21, after serving a nine-month deployment to Kuwait in support of Operation...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 12:01 PM
Area high school math students applied their recently learned skills today while getting a taste of military life courtesy of Maryland Army National Guard Soldiers from the 29th Combat Aviation Brigade and the 1st Battalion, 175th Infantry Regiment.
| Apr 25, 2013
| 7:22 AM
The Army released suicide data this week for March 2013:
10 potential suicides, three confirmed and seven under investigation. By comparison, February had 11 potential suicides. For 2013, the Army has recorded 41 potential active...
| Apr 27, 2013
| 1:38 PM
In a career that's spanned more than four decades in four states, Gary D. Maynard has dealt with inmate sex scandals, prison riots, suicides and shrinking public safety budgets.
Last week, the Maryland corrections secretary faced a bank of TV cameras...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 9:34 PM
People are urged to wear purple Friday in support of children who have at least one parent serving in the National Guard, Reserves or active military duty.
At Monday's Aberdeen City Council meeting, Mayor Mike Levsen signed a proclamation declaring...
| Apr 14, 2013
| 4:33 PM
When Sgt. Jason Hoster deployed to Kuwait last year, the $500 checks supported his father while he underwent chemotherapy for lung cancer. During an earlier tour in Afghanistan, the cash helped his mother cover expenses.
Those grants came from the...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 6:58 AM
MACKINAW CITY -- Each year about 70,000 people walk or watch the Mackinac Bridge on Labor Day, signaling the end of the summer season.
Security has been ramped up on the five-mile span since 9/11. But, in light of the attacks Monday afternoon at the...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 10:21 PM
An Alaska National Guard exercise that wrapped up earlier this week in the Southeast Alaska town of Sitka saw federal, state and local agencies responding to a series of hypothetical terror threats seemingly ripped from the pages of a technothriller...
| Mar 30, 2013
| 12:59 PM
For the better part of four years, Air Force Maj. Gen. John Borling lived in a cell that was about 21/2 paces wide and 31/2 paces long. There were no windows and little ventilation, except for three small holes. One of the holes contained a naked light...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 1:48 PM
E.R. "Buck" Brengle,passed away peacefully on Tuesday, June 4th, 2013 at about 12:40 pm at the Department of Veterans Affairs, Ft. Meade, SD. He was 89 years old.
Buck was born on the family ranch about 8 miles north of old Redig, SD on September 18,...