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Local links, Oct. 8

Post by Scott Fontaine on Oct. 8, 2009 at 8:00 am |
October 8, 2009 8:05 am

Lots of stories about local service members today, including several on the memorial service yesterday for three Stryker soldiers killed in Afghanistan.

Other links:

I Corps/Multi-National Corps-Iraq:
For I Corps, elections key to stable Iraq [The News Tribune]
‘We are very close to success In Iraq’ [KOMO-TV]
Iraqis, Americans seeking a new relationship [McClatchy Newspapers]

5th Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division:
Three more fallen Stryker soldiers honored [KOMO-TV]
Soldier’s loss is felt throughout community [Columbus Local News]
Public visitation set for Friday for soldier killed in Afghanistan [Columbus Dispatch]
Flags offered in honor of slain soldier [Columbus Dispatch]

Fort Lewis:
New group of soldiers going to Guantanamo — for a year [McClatchy Newspapers]

17th Fires Brigade:
Basrah’s Future on Display at School’s Grand Opening [DVIDS]

446th Airlift Wing:
Civil engineers upgrade fire safety in old building [446th AW]
Airman impresses visitor in Afganhistan [446th AW]

Iraq veterans protest Afghan war [KING-TV]
Ridgefield office helps vets [The Columbian]

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