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Governor Dannel Malloy welcomes home Connecticut National Guard troops. (WTIC's Michael Guerrera)

Nearly 300 CT National Guard Troops Welcomed Home

More than 275 members of three Connecticut National Guard units have been welcomed home in a formal ceremony at the O’Neill State Armory.

03/18/2014

242nd Engineer Detachment, Connecticut National Guard,  with Governor Malloy, Lt. Gov. Wyman

National Guard Engineers Bound For Afghanistan

An engineering unit is the first Connecticut National Guard unit to deploy in 2014.

02/06/2014

New Haven Federal Court. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Two With Terror Ties To Learn Fate Tuesday

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) – Two men extradited from Britain last year are expected to change their pleas in Connecticut on charges they supported terrorists in Afghanistan and Chechnya by operating websites to raise cash, […]

12/07/2013

File photo. (Photo by Miguel Villagran/Getty Images)

RI National Guard Soldier Killed in Afghanistan

The Rhode Island National Guard says one of its Special Forces soldiers from New Jersey has died in combat in Afghanistan.

09/22/2013

(Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images)

Another Connecticut Serviceman Killed In Afghanistan

New Fairfield officials say a 22-year-old man serving in the U.S. Air Force in Afghanistan has died in the line of duty.

09/06/2013

Malloy Dannel courtesy gov May 2011

Gov. Malloy To Welcome Home Conn. Guard Unit

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman are welcoming home a Connecticut National Guard unit.

08/15/2013

Sgt. Jason Halbach and dog Bravo at Halbach's homecoming June 5. (Photo by WTIC's Nicole Jacques.)

Stray Afghanistan Pup Finds Home In Manchester

MANCHESTER, Conn. (AP) _ When he came home from a 10-month deployment in Afghanistan, Sgt. Jason Halbach brought a friend _ a 5-month-old stray puppy named Bravo.

06/23/2013

Kabul Airport (Photo:  Shah Marai/AFP/Getty Images)

Afghan Authorities: Battle Near Kabul Airport Over

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) _ Afghan authorities say a battle with insurgents near Kabul’s international airport has ended and all the attackers have been killed. A Ministry of Interior spokesman says two civilians were wounded in […]

06/10/2013

(Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images)

Flags Ordered To Half-Staff

Governor Malloy has ordered U.S. and state flags to fly at half staff in honor of the latest member of the military with state ties to be killed in Afghanistan.

03/13/2013

File photo. (Photo by Miguel Villagran/Getty Images)

Soldier With Ties To Connecticut Killed In Afghanistan

An Army captain with ties to Connecticut has been killed in an attack in Afghanistan.

03/12/2013

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