April 23, 2014

Medina
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Garfield Elementary

Garfield Elementary School art students are asked “What is the best advice your mother ever gave you?”

Heartbeats

Standing tall

Members of Medina’s Ohio Army National Guard unit learned last year they would be deployed to Kuwait. Five citizen-soldiers shared their thoughts about serving their country and their days with family and friends before they said goodbye. This is the last installment in a four-part series. For a multimedia version of this story, visit wp2.medina-gazette.com/2008/01/11/photo-journal/standingtall/ Read More…

Standing Tall

Members of Medina’s Ohio Army National Guard unit learned last year they would be deployed to Kuwait. Five citizen-soldiers shared their thoughts about serving their country and their days with family and friends before they said goodbye. This is the final installment in a four-part series.

The family man

Members of Medina’s Ohio Army National Guard unit learned last year they would be deployed to Kuwait. Five citizen-soldiers shared their thoughts about serving their country and their days with family and friends before they said goodbye. This is the third installment in a four-part series. For a multimedia version of this story, visit wp2.medina-gazette.com/2008/01/10/photo-journal/the-family-man/ Read More…

Brothers in arms

Members of Medina’s Ohio Army National Guard unit learned last year they would be deployed to Kuwait. Five citizen-soldiers shared their thoughts about serving their country and their days with family and friends before they said goodbye. This is the second installment in a four-part series. For a multimedia version of this story, visit wp2.medina-gazette.com/2008/01/09/photo-journal/brothersinarms/ Read More…

Brothers in arms

Members of Medina’s Ohio Army National Guard unit learned last year they would be deployed to Kuwait. Five citizen-soldiers shared their thoughts about serving their country and their days with family and friends before they said goodbye. This is the second installment in a four-part series.

Star-spangled soldier

Members of Medina’s Ohio Army National Guard unit learned last year they would be deployed to Kuwait. Five citizen-soldiers shared their thoughts about serving their country and their days with family and friends before they said goodbye. This is the first installment in a four-part series. For a multimedia version of this story, visit wp2.medina-gazette.com/2008/01/08/photo-journal/star-spangled-soldier/ Read More…

Star-Spangled Soldier

Members of Medina’s Ohio Army National Guard unit learned last year they would be deployed to Kuwait. Five citizen-soldiers shared their thoughts about serving their country and their days with family and friends before they said goodbye. This is the first installment in a four-part series.

A long farewell

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For some soldiers, packing for deployment is a logistical nightmare because the military places certain restrictions on what can be taken. U.S. Army Spc. Damon Lawrence, 20, of Medina, of the Ohio Army National Guard, is permitted a duffel bag and two carry-ons for his flight to Texas. His rucksack and personal trunk will be Read More…