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Gunfire Rang Through the Streets as Mena Woke Up to Military Training Exercise

BY MELANIE BUCK – A National Guard military training exercise was held Saturday at the old Mena Middle School building on Mena Street, complete with explosions and machine guns. The training was an exercise in urban-style warfare and included capturing a prime target suspect, caring for the injured, and counting the casualties. The morning started out with snow covered streets ...

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