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Cal Thomas: Rick Perry's bold boder move

Gov. Rick Perry of Texas plans to order 1,000 National Guard troops to his state's border with Mexico in an effort...foot the bill for the cost of deploying the Texas National Guard. Good luck with that. He may have more success at...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-07-26/cal-thomas-rick-perrys-bold-boder
Opinion
Thousands descend on Soldotna for annual Progress Days festivities

...seemed to be in a post-parade candy haze - swarmed an enormous inflatable obstacle course set up by the Alaska Army National Guard and ran through in groups of two and three. Makenna Dreyer, 9, got at least three-feet of air on her last inflatable-assisted...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-07-26-0
News

...neck. "(Watching them) keeps you entertained for hours at a time."Welker served a year in Iraq with the Army National Guard in 2005 and said he came home with a major back injury that required surgery in 2012.The Department of Veterans...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/2014-07-21
Arts & Entertainment
JBER soldier attacked by bear

ANCHORAGE - An Alaska Army National Guard soldier was wearing a combat helmet...injuries are not life-threatening, National Guard spokeswoman Maj. Candis Olmstead...Squadron (Cavalry), an Army National Guard detachment in Valdez.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-07-21/jber-soldier-attacked-by-bear
News
Man found dead after barn fire

...the fire, however CES spokesperson Brad Nelson said they believe Cooper set the fire. Cooper is a former Air Force National Guard veteran, according to Department of Defense records. He is listed as the owner of the property, according to Kenai...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-07-19/man-found-dead-after-barn-fire
News
What others say: Old enough to know better, do better

...binding age limit to speak of.During World War II, teens as young as 17 were able to enlist, and some state's National Guard units allowed those even younger to serve stateside.In Medieval times, up until the Victorian era, there was no...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-07-08/what-others-say-old-enough-to-kno
Opinion
Military identifies 17 killed in '52 Alaska crash

...crew members became buried in snow and likely churned beneath the surface of the glacier for decades. The Alaska National Guard discovered the wreckage in June 2012 on Colony Glacier, about 40 miles east of Anchorage.An eight-man Joint POW...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-06-18/military-identifies-17-killed-in-52-
News
Eyes in the sky: Funny River Fire hightlights potential for unmanned aircraft

...spokesman Terry Anderson said. Anderson worked on the Rim Fire, in California in August 2013, where the California Air National Guard deployed an MQ-1 Predator to help map and provide real time images of the wildfire.Civilian controlled UAV missions...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-06-17/eyes-in-the-sky-funny-river-fire-hig
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Pioneer Potluck: About Alaskan forest fires, part 2

...firebreak. All Betty and I could do was cry. Just as fast as the fire roared through it was gone. The Army and National Guard stayed in tents set up along the trail into the homestead, to take care of any hotspots. They were gone in a couple...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/food/2014-06-10-6
Food
Adams' family remains positive despite search effort yielding few results

...search and rescue teams, the Kenai and Nikiski Fire Departments, Kenai Peninsula Borough volunteer teams and the National Guard stationed in Kenai. Investigators have used ribbons on trees to mark searched areas and have taken advantage of long...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-06-11/adams-family-remains-positive-despit
News

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