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05/20/2011
National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of May 17, 2011

               This week the Army and Coast Guard announced a decrease in activated reservists, while the Air Force, Navy, and Marine Corps announced an increase. The net collective result is 790 fewer reservists activated...



05/20/2011
NATO Training Mission-Afghanistan Official to Brief Media

            Jack Kem, deputy to the commander, NATO Training Mission-Afghanistan and Combined Security Transition Command-Afghanistan, will brief the media at 1 p.m. EDT, May 23, in the Pentagon Briefing Room (2E973) to provide an update...




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