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ArkansasFuture of Jonesboro Army Reserve building debated

A committee that will determine the fate of the U.S. Army Reserve Center building in Jonesboro has toured the facility as it prepares to make its decision.

HawaiiTeachers to get education on WWII in Pacific

Hawaii K-12 teachers will hear from experts on World War II in the Pacific during a five-day program at the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center and Tokai University Pacific Center.

Pearl Harbor-based destroyer to deploy

The Pearl Harbor-based guided-missile destroyer USS Chung-Hoon is due to deploy to the Western Pacific.

New Hawaii plates to honor fallen servicemembers

Gov. Neil Abercrombie on Tuesday signed into law a measure creating the new license plates, which will show a gold star surrounded by a purple circle and the words "gold star family" to the left of the plate number.

Marine, 19, dies in fall from Waikiki hotel

A 19-year-old Marine from Southern California fell to his death from the 17th floor of a Waikiki hotel over the Memorial Day weekend.

Photos of Vietnam veterans from Hawaii sought

The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund is collecting a photograph for each of Hawaii's service members who died in the Vietnam War.

IdahoIdaho to show quilt honoring fallen soldiers

A quilt honoring American soldiers killed in Iraq and Afghanistan will be on display this week at the Idaho Capitol in Boise.

Indiana

Alexandria working on deal with defense contractor

Alexandria Mayor Jack Woods says plans are for Maryland-based Floatograph Technologies to buy the former U.S. Pipe facility from the city and then repair and remodel the factory.

MaineNew sign goes up as Maine base closes down

It didn't take long for the old Brunswick Naval Air Station sign to come down and a new Brunswick Landing sign to go up at the main entrance to the former base in Brunswick.

MassachusettsFeds pave way for Cape Cod base cleanup

Federal officials have cleared the way for the final cleanup of an explosives range used by defense contractors and soldiers at the Massachusetts Military Reservation on Cape Cod.

NebraskaNebraska, Iowa firms win Department of Defense award

A Nebraska sheriff's office, an Omaha contractor and a Des Moines financial services company are among 15 employers to win a Department of Defense award for supporting workers who are called up to military service.

North CarolinaN.C. military brass targets consumer loans bill

North Carolina's military brass is aiming its firepower at state legislation to allow consumer finance companies to charge more for small, unsecured loans often obtained by troops in uniform.

North DakotaFirst Global Hawk arrives at Grand Forks base

Grand Forks Air Force Base is celebrating the arrival of its first Global Hawk unmanned aircraft system.

OhioAir show wants Ohio hero for ride on Thunderbird

The Cleveland National Air Show is looking for a hometown hero who will be selected for a ride aboard an Air Force Thunderbird jet, the first time in the event's history that such an offer has been made.

OklahomaFallin visits Oklahoma troops preparing to deploy

Gov. Mary Fallin flew to Camp Shelby, Miss., on Wednesday to visit Oklahoma National Guard troops as they prepare to deploy to Afghanistan.

South DakotaS.D. Guard unit heads for duty in Iraq

The 66 guardsmen with the 189th Aviation Regiment flew out on helicopters Tuesday for Fort Hood, Texas, where they'll get final training before heading overseas.

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