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Colordao National Guard – High Park Fires: Close Up

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 secure the entrance to the burn areas, allowing civilian responders to focus on other missions. Maj. Michael McClelland, Task Force …

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Episode #142: Weekly News Roundup for June 29, 2012

In “This Week in the DoD” for June 29: Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta announced a new Department of Defense grant program for schools supporting military children at the Military Child Education Coalition national training seminar in Grapevine, Texas. In a visit to Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska, Gen. Martin Dempsey, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, discussed some of the …

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