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Check Six: 2007 Launa Ole Awards - 11 years ago

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Eleven members of the Hawai’i Air National Guard were honored for outstanding achievements yesterday at Hickam Air Force Base.

Among the actions of the Hawai’i Guard in 2006 were support operations here in the wake of last spring’s floods and last fall’s earthquakes. 17 more words

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Check Six: February 21, 2008 - 10 years ago

Ten years ago when the Hawaii Army National Guard deployed to Afghanistan….

U.S. Senator John Kerry of Massachusetts was fairly nonchalant about the U.S. military helicopter he was in having to make an emergency landing in a snowstorm in the mountains of Afghanistan. 69 more words

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