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HAMLET — Tristan Poole of Rockingham has big plans to achieve big goals. The Richmond Community College graduate hopes to one day use the skills he learned in the Information Technology program to be a part of an elite force of U.S. Army soldiers: the 75th Ranger Regiment.

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Monday, 02 March 2020 14:25

Robin Sage exercise set to begin this weekend

FORT BRAGG — This month, Special Forces candidates will participate in the Robin Sage training exercise, held within multiple North Carolina counties as the final test of their Special Forces Qualification Course training.

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HOFFMAN — A soldier is being treated for injuries after being flown to a hospital.

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MARSTON — Seven cadets of the Richmond Senior High School Army JROTC Raider Battalion and a few others conducted a small memorial ceremony and cleaned up around the 551st Parachute Infantry Battalion's monument near Lake Kinney Cameron on Saturday — 75 years after eight members of the unit perished in the lake during a training jump.

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ROCKINGHAM — Twenty-three boxes packed full of snacks, playing cards and other items are on their way to Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan with love from Richmond County.

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MAXTON, N.C. – Perhaps jumping out of a perfectly good airplane doesn’t sound like a good time for some. But for several members of Richmond Senior High School’s faculty, there is nothing more exhilarating, and has left the feeling of adrenaline rushing through their bodies.

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