National Guard to honor Keating

The head of the Massachusetts National Guard is honoring US Representative William Keating for his contribution to the military unit. Major General L. Scott Rice, adjutant general of the Massachusetts National Guard, will present Keating with the Charles Dick Medal of Merit. The award ceremony is scheduled for Sunday morning at Otis Air National Guard base on Cape Cod. Rice wrote in his nomination letter that Keating is a strong supporter of the National Guard military mission with an extensive track record of powerful advocacy on behalf of the Massachusetts National Guard.