07 Jul '17, 2pm

[email protected] and @wyoguard troops help battle wildfires:

.@CONG1860 and @wyoguard troops help battle wildfires:

ARLINGTON, Va. - As wildfires burned Friday in Colorado and Wyoming, National Guard troops and helicopters joined the battle to assist civilian fire crews. In Wyoming, Gov. Matt Mead authorized two Wyoming Army National Guard UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter crews to begin aerial firefighting measures Thursday on the Keystone Fire. The Keystone Fire, located in the Medicine Bow National Forest south of Rob Roy Reservoir, was last recorded at 1,300 acres. Figures from the National Guard Bureau on Friday showed 12 Army National Guard personnel involved and one person from the state Air National Guard. Crews are on orders for six days, but orders can be modified based on the needs of the incident commander, the Wyoming National Guard said in a news release. "The Wyoming National Guard is committed to helping our local officials and assist in fire mitigation to preserve our communi...

Full article: http://www.nationalguard.mil/News/Article/1239864/colorad...

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.@PANationalGuard hosts exchange with Lithuanian partners:

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nationalguard.mil 07 Jul '17, 1pm

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.@CONG1860, @wyoguard troops help fight wildfires

[email protected], @wyoguard troops help fight wildfires

army.mil 10 Jul '17, 11pm

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.@theCaGuard Soldiers help prepare colleagues for duty in Kosovo:

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nationalguard.mil 05 Jul '17, 2pm

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.@OHNationalGuard medical group balances joint medical training with real-world medical care:

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nationalguard.mil 06 Jul '17, 7pm

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army.mil 06 Jul '17, 9pm

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.@USNationalGuard improves information flow during domestic response operations

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army.mil 03 Jul '17, 11pm

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#SriLanka deploys troops to tackle #dengue crisis

straitstimes.com 02 Jul '17, 8am

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European exercise helps @OHNationalGuard strengthen #SPP partnership:

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nationalguard.mil 28 Jun '17, 5pm

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