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Salem-News.com (Nov-16-2008 13:16)
Oregon Guard Soldier Joins Capitol War Protest (VIDEO)Tim King Salem-News.com
An Oregon Guard soldier joins the 24-hour vigil protesting a deployment to Iraq in 2009.
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An Oregon woman protesting a national guard deployment to the Iraq War was arrested Friday night by Oregon state troopers. Political activist Michele Darr of Corvallis is no stranger to capitol demonstrations; she spent months outside the capitol in protest of the Iraq War in 2003.
Salem-News.com (Sep-11-2008 20:38)
Lost Gear Means Slowing of Video ReportsTim King Salem-News.com
The mystery of the missing gear continues to impact Salem-News.com and delay video reports coming from Iraq.
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My video reports are at a bit of a standstill at this time as my main pack containing much of my video gear is lost somewhere in Iraq. I thought it was important to relay this information to those who are becoming accustomed to seeing new reports every two or three days.
Salem-News.com (Aug-30-2008 14:00)
Crossed Swords of Baghdad, Iraq: a Window into History (VIDEO)Tim King Salem-news.com
The crossed swords over Baghdad, one of Iraq's most recognizable sites, are a story of previous war with Iran and a failed dictatorship.
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It is still an active war, but the International Zone of Baghdad is calmer than at any other point in Iraq's recent history. One place most Americans would recognize from news clips and photos is Saddam Hussein's parade area where troops passed under massive crossed swords.
Salem-News.com (Aug-21-2008 19:23)
California National Guard To Conduct Largest Unit Deployment Since Korean WarSalem-News.com
This unit has already served one year-long tour to Iraq from April 2004 to 2005
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A farewell ceremony for approximately 850 California National Guardsmen from the 1st Battalion, 185th Armor will be held Friday, August 22nd, at the National Orange Show Fairgrounds in San Bernardino, Calif.
Salem-News.com (Aug-19-2008 14:37)
Salem-News Follows Oregon Soldiers Departure For Iraq (VIDEO)Tim King Salem-News.com
Tim King is embedded with the 2-641 Aviation group; watch for his ongoing series from the Iraq war zone
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Oregon Guard soldiers from 2-641 Aviation on their way to a deployment in Balad, Iraq have spent the last week at Fort Benning, Georgia preparing for their deployment in the war theater. The weather has been warm and humid but they say the training is essential toward their preparation.
Salem-News.com (Aug-08-2008 03:41)
Salem-News.com Will Go to Iraq With Mobilizing Oregon Guard Unit (VIDEO)Tim King Salem-News.com
Salem-News.com reporter/photojournalist Tim King covers the mobilization ceremony of a military group that he will deploy to Iraq with to cover in-country for the next several weeks.
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We are happy to announce that I will have the honor of joining a group of Oregon Guard soldiers from 2-641 Aviation who are deploying to Iraq to work in the aviation sector at Balad. The soldiers were officially mobilized this week.
Salem-News.com (Jul-03-2008 15:29)
Long, Hard Job Ahead for Wildland Firefighters in CaliforniaTim King Salem-News.com
National Guard forces are working with firefighters in an effort to bring the hundreds of early season fires to a close in this dry state.
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Dry and hot weather conditions across central and northern California are increasing the difficulty for firefighters. They continue to battle hundreds of wildfires sparked by dry lightning and thunderstorms two weeks ago. So far, the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection reports hundreds of fires have been contained, but hundreds of other fires continue to burn and they now threaten a number of communities.
Salem-News.com (Jun-29-2008 13:29)
California Wildfires Lead to Presidential Declaration for Federal AidTim King Salem-News.com
Smoke has been sent downwind from the fires, resulting in hazardous breathing conditions for California residents. Parts of Oregon and Nevada will also be impacted.
(SALEM, Ore.) -
The President issued a declaration today ordering federal aid to supplement state and local firefighting efforts in response to wildfires. AccuWeather.com Meteorologist Kristina Baker, says California's Department of Forestry and Fire Protection reported early Sunday that over 1,400 fires have ignited across the state since last weekend's devastating lightning storm.
Salem-News.com (Jun-28-2008 01:29)
California National Guard Continues Battle against Northern California WildfiresSalem-News.com
Several states have sent National Guard resources to California to help fight the fires started by lightning strikes.
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The California National Guard (CNG), with support from National Guard equipment and personnel from various other states is currently providing twelve rotary aircraft, eight fixed-wing aircraft, and more than 200 personnel to assist in extinguishing various northern California wildfires Friday.
Salem-News.com (Jun-24-2008 19:08)
State Militias Join California National Guard Planes in Battling WildfiresSalem-News.com
The Walker Fire which involved 8,600 acres is at ~5% containment.
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The California National Guard (CNG), with support from National Guard units from other states is currently providing six rotary aircraft and five fixed-wing aircraft to assist in extinguishing various northern California wildfires today.
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