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Canine veteran killed by vehicle in Montana

Canine veteran killed by vehicle in Montana

HELENA — A motorist who struck and killed a retired military dog Monday morning feels “horrible” about it and reported the accident to authorities immediately, according to the Montana Highway Patrol trooper who investigated the incident.

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Gazette opinion: United we stand on 12th anniversary of 9/11

At least 2,134 members of the U.S. military have died and 19,250 have been wounded in Afghanistan as a result of the U.S.-led invasion launched in October 2001 in response to the 9/11 attacks, according to an Associated Press count Tuesday.

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Montana Guard soldiers back in United States from Afghan deployment

Montana Guard soldiers back in United States from Afghan deployment

Soldiers from the Montana Army National Guard’s 484th Military Police Company are back on American soil after a nine-month deployment in Afghanistan and will soon be returning to Montana.

March 07, 2013 7:25 pm Photos

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Montana National Guard to recognize returning combat veterans

At 1:30 p.m. Sunday, the Montana Army National Guard will recognize 22 soldiers and their families from the Montana National Guard stationed in Glasgow and Malta during a Freedom Salute Ceremony at the Billings Convention Center, 1223 Mullowney Lane.

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Gazette opinion: U.S. must pay its debt to war veterans

The obligation that our nation owes to our wounded warriors is bigger than most Americans realize and certainly larger than what current Veterans Affairs resources will cover.

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Army National Guard company heads for Texas, then Afghanistan

Army National Guard company heads for Texas, then Afghanistan

With emotions running at fever pitch all around him, Sgt. Dan Baker sat in the lobby of Edwards Jet Center at Billings Logan International Airport on Monday flipping through the pages on his e-reader oblivious to the sobs, tear-stained faces and wadded tissues that surrounded him.

April 30, 2012 1:00 pm Photos

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Soldier sendoff: Ceremony held before Montana Guard unit deployment

Soldier sendoff: Ceremony held before Montana Guard unit deployment

With a quick 30-minute ceremony Sunday, the 105 soldiers of the Montana Army National Guard's 260th Combat Engineer Company began their last night in the state before a yearlong deployment overseas.

April 30, 2012 12:05 am Photos

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Montana Army National Guard company mobilizing for deployment

For the second time this month, a large Montana Army National Guard unit will mobilize for deployment in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.

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Montana Guard unit heading for Afghanistan

The Montana Army National Guard's 484th Military Police Company, headquartered in Malta with detachments in Billings and Glasgow, will be deploying on April 16 in support of Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan.

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Skyview High grad receives Joint Service Commendation Medal with Valor

Skyview High grad receives Joint Service Commendation Medal with Valor

Gunfire was a typical part of any workday at Camp Phoenix, a base on the eastern edge of Kabul, Afghanistan, primarily used by American forces to aid in training the Afghan army and police.

October 17, 2011 12:15 am Photos

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Welcome-home celebration set for U.S. Army 592nd Ordnance Company

Welcome-home celebration set for U.S. Army 592nd Ordnance Company

After the soldiers served a year in Afghanistan supplying ammunition for war fighters, plans are under way to welcome home members of the U.S. Army 592nd Ordnance Company in a spectacular way.

August 31, 2011 1:30 pm Photos

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Former soldiers proud U.S. got the job done

BUTTE  -- John Hoyt sat down at his computer on Sunday night in Butte and spent 15 minutes surfing the Web before coming across the headline that he said gave him chills.

May 03, 2011 4:30 pmLoading…
Billings Marine shot in Afghanistan receives Purple Heart

Billings Marine shot in Afghanistan receives Purple Heart

A U.S. Marine Corps sergeant from Billings who was shot multiple times in Afghanistan earlier this month received a Purple Heart medal last week.

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Billings Marine recovering after being shot

Billings Marine recovering after being shot

A U.S. Marine Corps sergeant from Billings is recovering after he was shot multiple times in Afghanistan earlier this week.

November 11, 2010 5:47 pm Photos

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