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New Guard Air Chief Flying Into Role

At the end of July, newly promoted Brig. Gen. David Cochran assumed command of the West Virginia Air National Guard. He is the Assistant Adjutant General - Air and he is the second African American to hold that position in the state’s history.

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World War II-Era Explosive Brought to Martinsburg Air Base, Prompts Evacuation

Residents and businesses in the southern part of Martinsburg were encouraged to evacuate Monday afternoon, after a resident brought an explosive device to…

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W.Va. National Guard Names First African-American General

For the first time, an African-American now holds the title of general in the West Virginia National Guard. The Guard hosted a ceremony to mark the…

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