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Report by Mark F. Cancian , John Schaus , Rick McPeak , Andrew Metrick , Colin McElhinny , Hijab Shah , and Melissa Dalton — October 6, 2017
Report by Mark F. Cancian and Raymond F. DuBois — September 20, 2017
Event by Sean O’Keefe , Andrew Philip Hunter , Frank Kendall , and Kathleen H. Hicks — April 5, 2017
Event by Mark F. Cancian , Todd Harrison , Andrew Philip Hunter , Mackenzie Eaglen , and Richard Kogan — January 23, 2017
Report by Colin McElhinny — January 18, 2017
Report by Christine Wormuth — January 18, 2017
Report by Todd Harrison — January 18, 2017
Report — January 11, 2017
Report by Mark F. Cancian — January 11, 2017
Report by John Schaus and Melissa Dalton — January 11, 2017