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Putting the ICE on IEDs

Putting the ICE on IEDs

PSL equipment defeats improvised explosive devices in Iraq by Karl Hill Marine Cpl. Jake McCloskey credits a signal-jamming device known as ICE (for IED Countermeasure Equipment) with saving his life in Iraq. “I’m here because of it,” he says now, back in the U.S. and on reserve status after two tours and a Purple Heart […]

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4-H Embraces Children of Deployed Soldiers

by Kevin Robinson-Avila 4-H is helping New Mexico National Guard families stay united by providing the tools for kids to correspond with their deployed parents. Michelle Skibyak, an 11th-grader from Rio Rancho, received a disposable camera, stationery and stamps this summer to send pictures to her father, a National Guardsman deployed in Iraq. The items […]

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