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“MOJO 69”

By Staff Sgt. Kelley Perry On glistening wings as angels Our Heroes take their flight. Their mission on this earth complete The heavens within their sight. Our Minutemen – now sentries, Stand watch at heaven’s door. Our guardians of freedom Receive their great reward. Our fathers, sons, and brothers, Aviation’s patron saints. May they bless

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Easy Lenten Recipes

For those of you who observe the Lenten season, here are some simple non-meat recipes that you can enjoy on your Fridays. Tuna Melts Ready In: 25 Minutes Servings: 8 Ingredients: 1 (1 pound) loaf French bread 1 small sweet onion, peeled and diced 1 (12 ounce) can tuna, drained 2 cups mozzarella cheese, shredded

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Celebrating Black History Month – Col. Palmer Sullins Jr.

by Rhett Breerwood, State Military Historian In honor of Black History Month, we want to take some time to remember the African Americans who paved the road of military history. We now take a look at the career of retired Louisiana Army National Guard Col. Palmer Sullins Jr. Col. Sullins is a native of Tuskegee, Ala., and was

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FM 2-14: Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is here. Even if you’re not usually the romantic type, look at this as a great opportunity! As Soldiers and Airmen, we put our spouses and significant others through a lot. With drill, AT and deployments, we’re not always around, but Valentine’s Day is a great time to show them how much we

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Should I buy a Point-and-Shoot or DSLR camera?

Master Sgt. Toby Valadie I have been asked this question many times in my career. You need to ask yourself, what do you plan on doing with your camera? If you like taking photos with lots of control over them to catch the moment, then a DSLR is the way to go. If you want lightweight and

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September 2014 PWOCC Class
standing -- Sgt. Brumley, Staff Sgt. Custis, CW5 Dares, Sgt. 1st Class Turner, Sgt. 1st Class Jemison
kneeling -- Distinguished Honor Grad Staff Sgt. Sterling

Becoming a Warrant Officer : A Guide through PWOCC

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By CW5 Kevin P. Dares With the Louisiana National Guard’s Pre-Warrant Officer Candidate Course beginning its new classes for 2015 starting Feb. 6-8, we wanted to give you a glimpse of what you’ll go through at PWOCC. So you have heard about Warrant Officers or have recently read the article “Warrant Officers: Leaders & Technical

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