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70 National Guard Soldiers To Deploy

About seventy members of the Connecticut National Guard’s 143rd Batallion are leaving for Southwest Asia.  The Waterbury-based unit will provide  operational, logistical and personnel support for combat forces,  the way it did in its 2006 […]

02/04/2013

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Guard Members Return Tuesday

Eighty Connecticut Air National Guard members will be home from Afghanistan in time for Thanksgiving.

11/19/2012

Southport Harbor (Ann Karrick/WTIC Photo)

State Begins To Assess Losses From Superstorm

Some shoreline residents spent the night stranded in their homes by floodwaters as Superstorm Sandy pummeled the state with a devastating storm surge and high winds, killing at least two people and damaging property from Stonington to Greenwich.

10/30/2012

National Guard Helps With Flooding

Connecticut National Guard officials say troops have responded to East Haven and Darien to help with flooding problems.

10/29/2012

Mitt Romney speaks to the National Guard Association (Photo by David Calvert/Getty Images)

Opinion: Even On 9/11 Obama And Romney Can’t Resist Political Attacks

The thought of going an entire day without political campaigning out respect of those who lost their lives on 9/11/2001 was a nice and extremely appropriate thought. However, disappointing to many, it wasn’t the respectful day totally without political bickering that was expected by many who were watching and listening.

09/12/2012

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Guard Members Heading For Afghanistan

Eighty airmen from the Connecticut National Guard have been mobilized for deployment to Afghanistan

04/24/2012

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Guard Members Return Tonight

Twenty-five Connecticut National Guard airmen are returning home from Afghanistan after their unit’s third deployment overseas in the war on terror.

01/30/2012

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National Guard Engineer Detachment To Leave For Afghanistan

Seven members of the 246th Engineer Detachment of the Connecticut National Guard leave Windsor Locks Monday for additional training before leaving for Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.

09/11/2011

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National Guard Troops Mobilize For Hurricane

The state mobilized National Guard troops Friday and the governor urged residents to finish storm preparations as Hurricane Irene threatened to become the first hurricane to make a direct hit on the state in 20 years.

08/26/2011

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80 State Guard Members Bound For Afghanistan

Eighty members of the Connecticut National Guard’s 103rd Civil Engineer Squadron and 103rd Security Forces Squadron.leave shortly for Afghanistan.

07/06/2011

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