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Salem-News.com (Aug-29-2014 00:23)
Oregon National Guard hosts Vietnam delegation visit through State Partnership ProgramSalem-News.com Staff
The week-long visit includes tours of emergency management and Oregon National Guard facilities.
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The Oregon National Guard is hosting a delegation from Vietnam's National Committee for Search and Rescue (VINASARCOM) this week, Aug. 24-30, as part of the ongoing State Partnership Program.
Salem-News.com (Aug-08-2014 19:20)
U.S. Continues to Bomb Targets in Iraq to Prevent GenocideSalem-News.com Staff
The United States also dropped relief supplies to members of the ancient Yazidi sect, tens of thousands of whom are massed on a desert mountaintop seeking shelter from fighters who had ordered them to convert or die.
U.S. warplanes bombed Islamist fighters marching on Iraq's Kurdish capital on Friday after President Barack Obama said Washington must act to prevent "genocide".
Salem-News.com (Jul-12-2014 14:00)
Oregon State Chaplain Promoted to ColonelSalem-News.com Staff
Colonel Scott Delbridge has served in various chaplain roles throughout his time in the military.
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Oregon National Guard Lt. Colonel Scott Delbridge, recently appointed as State Chaplain, was promoted to colonel in a ceremony held at Heritage Park in Salem, on Saturday.
Salem-News.com (Jul-02-2014 18:54)
ODV Seeking Donations to Help Oregon Veterans ProgramsSalem-News.com Staff
In Oregon, between 2008 and 2012, suicide rates among veterans were significantly higher compared to non-veterans.
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The Oregon Department of Veterans' Affairs is now accepting online donations to support four funds aimed at improving programs and supporting efforts that benefit Oregon veterans.
Salem-News.com (Jun-29-2014 05:58)
ISIS, Iraqi Army Battle for Control of TikritSalem-News.com Staff
Insurgents, led by the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIS), were reported to have shot down a helicopter and captured the pilot.
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Aircraft have struck at rebel positions and clashes have broken out in various parts of the city, witnesses and officials have said.
Salem-News.com (Jun-27-2014 14:35)
Mexico Apologizes for Firing on U.S. Boarder Patrol AgentsSalem-News.com Staff
The shots were fired at a Border Patrol vehicle.
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U.S. authorities are investigating after two shots were fired from a Mexican law enforcement helicopter when it crossed the border into Arizona, although no injuries or damage to U.S. property were reported, the U.S. Border Patrol said on Friday.
Salem-News.com (Jun-26-2014 07:12)
Nigeria Mall Bomb Blast Kills 22; 16 of Which Were SoldiersSalem-News.com Staff
The extremist Boko Haram Islamic sect had claimed responsibility for the two successive explosions.
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Twenty-one people were confirmed killed in yet another bomb explosion that rocked a major shopping mall in Wuse 2, Abuja, on Wednesday afternoon.
Salem-News.com (Jun-25-2014 23:05)
Police Shoot 95-Year-Old WWII Vet to Death for Refusing to Go to HospitalBy Jack Bouboushian / Courthouse News
Lawsuit says victim was shot by beanbag rounds at close range.
Suburban Chicago police shot a 95-year-old WWII veteran to death with bean bag rounds at short range because he refused to go to the hospital, his stepdaughter claims in court.
Salem-News.com (Jun-25-2014 14:30)
Militants Seize Iraqi Air Bases, Oilfields as U.S. Forces ArriveSalem-News.com Staff
Baghdad is racing against time as the insurgents consolidate their grip on Sunni provinces.
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Militants attacked one of Iraq's largest air bases and seized control of several small oilfields on Wednesday as U.S. special forces troops and intelligence analysts arrived to help Iraqi security forces counter a mounting Sunni insurgency.
Salem-News.com (Jun-25-2014 06:15)
Syrian Warplanes Kill 57 Civilians in Attack in Northern IraqSalem-News.com Staff
In recent weeks, ISIS has taken over swaths of Iraq in its attempt to create an Islamic state stretching from Syria to Iraq.
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At least 57 Iraqi civilians were killed and more than 120 others were wounded by what local officials say were Syrian warplanes that struck several parts of Anbar province Tuesday.
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