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2006-09-01MDW's Rescue Engineers

NEARLY six years ago, Military District of Washington Engineer Company Soldiers rescued and extracted victims of the Sept. 11, 2001, attack on the Pentagon. The MDW Engr. Co. — which belongs to the...
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2006-07-03Rescuers train to be Rubble Rousers

STANDARD, W.Va. -- When a plane crashed into the Pentagon in 2001, smoke billowed through passageways, flames spewed from jet fuel, and...
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2005-06-22City teams drill in tunnel of terror

STANDARD, W.Va. - A woman's screams seep out from deep inside a collapsed tunnel. "Help me!" she cries. "Somebody help me!" But before cops and...
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2005-06-22In an Old West Virginia Tunnel, a Team of City Rescuers Rehearses for the Worst

STANDARD, W.Va., June 21 - A plaintive cry pierced the dusty darkness Tuesday afternoon as a team of police officers and firefighters from New York City searched through mangled cars and trucks in a...
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