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Local links, Nov. 18

Post by Scott Fontaine on Nov. 18, 2009 at 9:12 am |
November 18, 2009 9:12 am

The Department of Defense has released several cool photos of 5th Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division in southern Afghanistan. They’re worth checking out.

Meanwhile, online journalist Michael Yon indicated he has filed paperwork to embed with 5/2.

Other local links:

Fort Lewis
Fort Lewis frog population jumps [The News Tribune]
Senate OKs $144 million for work on Fort Lewis – negotiations next [The Olympian]

Veterans
Group seeks counselors for Iraq, Afghanistan vets [The Herald]

I Corps/Multi-National Corps-Iraq
Purple Heart Recipients Prove Tenacity Under Fire [DVIDS]

17th Fires Brigade
‘Desert Shoot-out,’ rivalry rouses troops: Army takes down Navy, 46-30 [theredbulls.org]

593rd Sustainment Brigade
OLYMPIA: State workers, brigade to put up tree [The Olympian]

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