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Local links, Sept. 17

Post by Scott Fontaine on Sep. 17, 2009 at 7:51 am with No Comments »
September 17, 2009 7:51 am

We lead today with more bad news from Fort Lewis’ 5th Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division. Two soldiers were killed when a roadside bomb exploded near their vehicle in southern Afghanistan.

And the news comes on the same day that friends gathered at Fort Lewis to mourn three others.

Other local stories:

5th Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division:
‘You made us proud’ [The Patriot-News]
Final remembrance [Fort Lewis Ranger]
‘It was like a slow-motion day all day’ [KOMO-TV]
Three fallen Stryker soldiers remembered at Fort Lewis [KOMO-TV]

1st Special Forces Group:
Green Beret Saves Neighbor’s Life [USASOC News Service]

62nd Airlift Wing:
Keeping an Eye on the Sky… [DVIDS]

446th Airlift Wing:
From teacher, to cop, back to teacher – life of a Reservist [446th AW]

17th Fires Brigade:
Securing Basra [DVIDS]
Soldiers Meet With Sheiks in Basra [DVIDS]

Naval Base Kitsap:
Hood Canal Bridge Hitch ‘Moderately Disruptive’ to Subs’ Movements [Kitsap Sun]
Wheeling Away Junk [DVIDS]
Holding the Line [DVIDS]

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