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Florida forcing all National Guard families to get IDs at federal bases

November 5, 2013

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Like Mississippi, Florida has a ban on recognizing gay marriages. But unlike Mississippi, its National Guard has found a way out of the spousal benefits pickle the ban presents. The rub, however, is that Florida’s solution may get the state off the hook with the Pentagon but is certain to stir anger throughout the ranks. […]

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Gov. Bryant says White House can’t pay its bills as National Guard braces for 1,400 furloughs

May 30, 2013

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Furlough notices are going out this week to more than 1,400 Mississippi National Guardsmen as well as hundreds of Navy, Air Force and civilian personnel at the Seabee base in Gulfport, Ingalls Shipyard, and Keesler Air Force Base. A Keesler spokesman told ABC affiliate WLOX that its furloughs begin July 8 and will end October […]

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