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  • Texas Gov. Rick Perry says National Guard 'tip of spear' guarding border

    Texas Gov. Rick Perry says National Guard 'tip of spear' guarding border
    Gov. Rick Perry told National and State Guard troops headed to the border region that they would play a key role in protecting the U.S. against narco-terrorists who are “spreading their tentacles” into Texas and deep into the American...
  • Md. National Guard making final deployment to Afghanistan

    Md. National Guard making final deployment to Afghanistan
    After nearly a dozen years of war and scores of deployments, the Maryland National Guard is sending its last soldiers to Afghanistan — even as the killing of a U.S. general this week underscores the continuing volatility of the country and the...
  • No Charges Filed In N.Y. Crash That Killed Connecticut Soldier

    HARTFORD — No charges had been filed as of Friday afternoon in motor vehicle collision that killed a Connecticut Army National Guard soldier and injured another on I-95 in Rye, N.Y., police said. The 21/2-ton Army National Guard truck and a...
  • McKinney Stumps At Greenwich Senior Center

    McKinney Stumps At Greenwich Senior Center
    GREENWICH — Senate Republican leader John McKinney had no idea that Thursday would be among the worst traffic days in Greenwich in recent years. Traffic is often bad in lower Fairfield County, but a tragic accident that killed a Connecticut Army...
  • Maryland troops get official welcome home

    Maryland troops get official welcome home
    Before stepping aboard the military transport flight in Kandahar in late May, Maryland Army National Guard Staff Sgt. Luis Benitez Jr. turned around for one last glimpse of Afghanistan: mountains in the background, clear skies and a line of troops walking...
  • Tammy Duckworth pregnant, expecting girl in December

    Tammy Duckworth pregnant, expecting girl in December
    Tammy Duckworth, an Illinois congresswoman and Iraq War amputee, announced Monday that she is pregnant and is due in early December. Duckworth, 46, a Democrat from Hoffman Estates running for her second term in the House, is expecting a girl,...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Who Is the Bristol Brass and Wind Ensemble?

    Over the past 18 years, I am sure many Connecticut residents have seen posters, electronic signs or newspaper announcements for the Bristol Brass and Wind Ensemble. Some of you are our regular audience and others, have no idea who we are, or what we do....
  • Md. Guard to delay drills to save $1.5 million

    Md. Guard to delay drills to save $1.5 million
    Army National Guard units in Maryland and across the country are postponing drills this month to help the National Guard Bureau close an unexpected budget shortfall, officials said Tuesday. If Congress does not find the money to close the gap, they...
  • Fighter jet pilot in western Virginia crash confirmed dead

    Fighter jet pilot in western Virginia crash confirmed dead
    THURSDAY UPDATE: The pilot of an F-15C Eagle fighter jet was confirmed dead Thursday night after a crash near Deerfield the day before that led to a search by officials with various local, state and federal agencies. The name of the pilot will not be...
  • With shortfall fixed, Maryland National Guard re-starts drills

    With shortfall fixed, Maryland National Guard re-starts drills
    Army National Guard units in Maryland and across the country will begin holding drills again now that Congress has resolved an unexpected budget shortfall, a spokesman for the Maryland National Guard said Thursday. The Maryland Army National Guard...
  • Money crunch forces Florida Guard to suspend drills

    WASHINGTON — Last year it was a government shutdown that shook up the ranks of Florida's "citizen soldiers." This month, another form of funding shortfall has forced the Florida Army National Guard to suspend its drills, disrupting training plans...