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Local links, Aug. 24

Post by Scott Fontaine on Aug. 24, 2009 at 8:15 am with No Comments »
October 21, 2009 8:32 am

If you haven’t had a chance, check out my story in today’s paper about a Fort lewis soldier from 4th Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division bringing back a puppy from Iraq. So far it seems to be playing up to the awwww-factor.

Here’s the rest of the news about our local troops:

5th Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division:
Two Stryker soldiers die in Afghanistan bombing [The News Tribune]
Litchfield soldier killed in Afghanistan [St. Paul Pioneer Press]
Litchfield soldier victim of roadside bomb in Afghanistan [Minneapolis Star-Tribune]

17th Fires Brigade:
Soldiers Provide Goods, Goodwill to Basra Citizens [DVIDS]
Humanitarian Assistance Arrival [Flickr]

80th Ordnance Battalion:
377th TSC Commander Visits JBB [DVIDS]

Local ties:
1st ACB Soldiers Pull No Punches
[DVIDS]
Marksmanship Training [DVIDS]

Not local but very interesting:
Journalists’ recent work examined before embeds [Stars and Stripes]

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