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Local links, Sept. 1

Post by Scott Fontaine on Sep. 1, 2009 at 7:48 am with No Comments »
September 1, 2009 7:48 am

I forgot yesterday to plug my colleague Kris Sherman’s story about two local school districts receiving a Department of Defense grant.

Clover Park and Bethel will receive $2.5 million through the Department of Defense Educational Activity program aimed at helping struggling kids do better in class. Clover Park, with about 4,000 military dependents, will receive a cool $2 mil of the dough. Bethel has about 1,450 children of military parents.

Other local stories:

5th Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division:
Soldier With Ark. Ties Buried In North Little Rock [AP, via WCCO-TV]

Fort Lewis:
One Big Team [DVIDS]

Washington National Guard
Truck Operations on Victory Base Complex [DVIDS]

Naval Base Kitsap:
USS Ohio in Japan [DVIDS]

Local service members:
Air Cav Soldiers Go to the Mat [DVIDS]
Soldier Aims High [DVIDS]

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