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Local links, Dec. 7

Post by Scott Fontaine on Dec. 7, 2009 at 8:05 am |
December 7, 2009 8:05 am

Plenty of local links:

I Corps
Fort Lewis Killer Ivette Davila, in ‘Junior High’ State of Mind, Found Bloody Evidence Against Her ‘Yucky’ [Seattle Weekly]
Testimony given in case of Bakersfield servicewoman accused in killings [Bakersfield Californian]

17th Fires Brigade
Cape Coral soldier dies in Iraq [The News-Press]
Florida soldier dies in Iraq [Orlando Sentinel]
Fort Lewis Soldier Dies Of Non-Combat Injuries In Iraq [KIRO-TV]

5th Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division
Military Families Tired Of Deployments, Separation [NPR]
Canadian command in Afghanistan grows with addition of U.S. troops [CanWest News Service]
Arghandab hot spot to return to Canadian responsibility [CanWest News Service]
Canada’s area of Afghan operations expands [Toronto Star]
New strategy alters Canada’s area of responsibility [The Globe and Mail]
Pols’ empty rhetoric dishonors the 300 American soldiers killed in Afghanistan in 2009 [New York Daily News]
Mechanics Keep Task Force Legion Rolling [DVIDS]
Task Force Legion, ANA Securing Highway 1 [DVIDS]
2-1 Patrols the Arghandab [DVIDS]
Soldiers Patrol Kandahar Provice, Meet With Locals
Joint Patrol in Shabila Kalan [DVIDS]
Soldiers Convoy Building Materials, Support Forward Operating Base Expansion [DVIDS]

4th Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division
Making Better Spouses in Combat [DVIDS]

Strykers
General Dynamics receives $203M Army contract
General Dynamics Land Systems gets $203 million Stryker contract [Crains Detroit Business]

Washington National Guard
Nat’l Guard cancels NW soldiers’ holiday trip home [KOMO-TV]

Naval Base Kitsap
Sub Tender Moving to Diego Garcia in Spring [Kitsap Sun]

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