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Local links, Sept. 28

Post by Scott Fontaine on Sep. 28, 2009 at 7:50 am with 1 Comment »
September 28, 2009 7:58 am

The long list of stories from over the weekend starts with deaths from 5th Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division. The Pentagon released the names of three soldiers from the unit killed Thursday.

5th Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division:
Soldier knew ‘duty and desire’ [The News Tribune]
Bellevue man among three soldiers killed in Afghanistan [Seattle Times]
As death toll rises, Ft. Lewis soldiers honored [KOMO-TV]
Area soldier killed in Afghanistan [Columbus Dispatch]

2nd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment:
The night that changed Hilltop [The News Tribune]

3rd Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division:
School Assessment [DVIDS]
Operation Iraqi Freedom [DVIDS]

4th Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division
Raider Brigade Unloads Assets for Deployment [DVIDS]

Hal Bernton in Afghanistan
Kandahar Air Field on a growth spurt [Seattle Times]
Catching the south-bound flight [Seattle Times]
A squatter’s camp in Kabul [Seattle Times]

Fort Lewis:
Soldier cleared in U-District robberies [Seattle P-I]

I Corps:
Lt. Gen. Jacoby assesses corps at halfway point in Iraq [Northwest Guardian]
Watada discharged [Honolulu Star-Bulletin]
Army to discharge Hawaii soldier who took stand against Iraq war [Honolulu Advertiser]
Army to allow Iraq war objector to resign [AP]

Warrior Transition Battalion:
After years of pain, WTB worker hopes to return to active Army [Northwest Guardian]

17th Fires Brigade
New Tactics, Techniques Increase Efficiency at Safwan [DVIDS]

62nd Airlift Wing
McChord Airmen head for ‘the ice’ as Deep Freeze season kicks off [62nd AW]

446th Airlift Wing:
The life of a Reserve loadmaster [446th AW]

22nd Special Tactics Squadron:
22nd Special Tactics Squadron Airmen honored [Northwest Airlifter]

194th Regional Support Wing
Water Fight [DVIDS]

Naval Base Kitsap
Stennis Back After Pilot Training Cruise [Kitsap Sun]

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  1. MY GRANDSON WENT TO AFGHANISTAN IN JULY.I PRAY EVERY DAY FOR ALL MY SOLDIERS TO COME HOME SAFE.MY HEART BREAKS FOR ALL THE FAMILIES THAT HAVE LOST THEIR LOVED ONES.WE HAVEN’T HEARD FROM MY ROBBIE IN OVER A WEEK.I WANT THE NEWS AND EVERYONE TO REMEMBER OUR SOLDIERS.ESPECIALLY THE ONES THAT HAVE GIVEN THEIR LIVES.GOD BLESS OUR SOLDIERS.GET THEM HOME.

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