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Connecticut veterans speak out against flag removal at Hampshire College

(WTNH)–Micah Welintukonis is a retired U.S Army Sergeant and a Purple Heart recipient.

“I’ve served in Kosovo, Yugoslavia, Iraq, and the last one was Afghanistan,” said Welintukonis. 274 more words

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Former Staff Sgt. Ken Bender served in 31st Coastal Artillery Battalion in WWII

For most of his three years in the Army during World War II Ken Bender of Oyster Creek subdivision in Englewood, Fla. was a sergeant in the 31st Coastal Artillery Battalion, 3rd Army in the South Pacific hopping from island to island. 817 more words

World War II

US Army eyes South Tongue Point for training 

The dock at South Tongue Point has long been a staging ground for Clatsop Community College’s mariners in training. It could soon became a training ground for the U.S. 40 more words

Daily Astorian

Remembering my drill sergeants

Veterans Day is gone, but I’d like to make a belated post about the topic. For our newspaper, we did a special section of various stories on veterans. 893 more words

Canadian Army restricts use of artillery rounds after cracks found in high-tech shells costing $150K each

The Canadian Army has restricted the use of its high-tech artillery shells after the U.S. military discovered cracks in the same warheads in its inventory. 442 more words

Canada

New U.S. Army Regulations May Further Delay the North Dakota Pipeline

WASHINGTON, Nov 17 – The U.S. Army plans to issue a new rule to improve consultations with Indian tribes for permitting decisions, a move that could delay the completion of the Dakota Access Pipeline, according to a notice posted Thursday on a White House website. 431 more words

Bell AH-1F Cobra

A badass attack helicopter American Helicopter Museum and Education Center.

Military