Tag Archives: National Guard

Sometimes the call for valor comes when you least expect it. SFC James McCord was driving the red 15 passenger van through Machesney Park in Illinois.  It was the trail vehicle in the convoy he was riding in along with …
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One of the things that amaze me most when I speak with military families is hearing them describe the support systems they have created among themselves. They start phone trees, take part in carpools, welcome new families into the community.  …
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Multinational Battle Group East recently provided nearly 200 deployed soldiers with valuable training to help them secure civilian employment once their deployment ends. The program included a résumé-writing workshop and practice job interviews. “My goal is to provide all soldiers …
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When the wild blaze of Colorado’s High Park fire began to exhaust local resources, it fell on the state’s National Guard units to supplement those firefighting and support element forces and make it possible to contain the raging flames and …
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When Sgt. Amy Feltzin and Spc. Jayme Roth of the Oregon National Guard’s 1249 Engineer Company were on convoys in Afghanistan, the dream of working on the set of a major film production seemed a long shot.  However, less than …
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