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Illinois Guard Units Set to Deploy to Afghanistan Discuss Syria

A small contingent of Illinois National Guard soldiers from across the state was given an official send-off at the Bloomington armory for a mission to Afghanistan.


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Warrior Transition Unit Opens at Fort Leonard Wood

The Warrior Transition Unit at Fort Leonard Wood is one of 29 in the U.S. and Europe.


Pedal the Cause

Sunday’s Pedal The Cause To Raise $2 Million For Cancer Research

Local doctor bikes the event, then uses proceeds to study possible cures.


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FLW to Welcome Home Unit from Afghanistan

Fort officials say a ceremony will be held tonight for the 463rd Military Police Company returning home.



Rare Civil War Weapons On Display In Springfield

A rare collection of rifles and revolvers used by soldiers on both sides of the Civil War is on display.


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UPDATE: 1 Dead, 6 Injured in 2 Incidents at Fort Leonard Wood

In one instance a civilian died and three soldiers shocked while working with a tactical antenna system.


A Desert Soldiers Memorial on the steps on the Soldiers Memorial in downtown St. Louis.

Names Of Fallen Servicemen Read All Night

A 12 hour reading of the names of those who lost their lives in service began at 9:11 Friday night.


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Fort Leonard Wood To Hold Memorial Service For 3 Soldiers

The memorial will be held at November 10.


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One Dead in Crash with Military Vehicle at Fort Wood

Soldiers names in military vehicle not released yet.



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