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Local links, Oct. 23

Post by Scott Fontaine on Oct. 23, 2009 at 9:02 am with No Comments »
October 23, 2009 9:02 am

Many of today’s local links are stories about Spc. Kyle A. Coumas, the 5th Stryker Brigade soldier killed in Afghanistan. Coumas is the 18th member of the brigade to die since it deployed in July.

5th Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division:
Lockeford soldier dies in Afghan bombing [The Record]
Kyle Coumas, of Lockeford, killed in action [Lodi News-Sentinel]
Another 1st Battalion casualty from Fort Lewis [Seattle Times]
2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment prepping for Afghan rotation [Stars and Stripes]
Qalat Shoe Drive [DVIDS]

17th Fires Brigade
Women’s Newspaper [DVIDS]
Operation Iraqi Freedom [DVIDS]
Joint Foot Patrol [DVIDS]

3rd Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division
Explosive Ordinance Disposal Training [DVIDS]

Washington National Guard
Sculpture gives Yakima restaurant owner art burn [Yakima Herald-Republic]
U.S. forces struggle with Washington’s perceptions and reality in Afghanistan [Stars and Stripes]

Naval Station Everett

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