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Military operations begin at expanded bomber training area

PIERRE, S.D. — The first military flying operations will take to the air Friday at an enormous bomber training area over the northern Plains that was approved this spring after years of consideration. The expansion of the Powder River Training Complex over the Dakotas, Montana and Wyoming roughly quadruples the training airspace to span nearly 35,000 square miles, making it ...

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ND Air National Guard airmen deployed to Southwest Asia

MINOT, N.D. — About 15 North Dakota Air National Guard airmen have departed for a six-month deployment to Southwest Asia. The airmen are assigned to the Minot-based 219th Security Forces Squadron. They volunteered for the base defense and security operations mission being led by Tech Sgt. Michael Clow. The group will support units in the U.S. Central Command, or CENTCOM. ...

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Veterans put skills on line at Toyota Texas

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Albert Escamilla said he entered the military because he sought structure in his life, not just because a couple of family members had joined the armed forces. A San Antonio native, Escamilla spent more than nine years with the U.S. Army Reserves, a time he found rewarding. “I learned about things such as discipline and work ethic,” Escamilla said. “You’re ...

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