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Local links, March 19

Post by Scott Fontaine on March 19, 2010 at 8:48 am with No Comments »
March 19, 2010 8:48 am

It’s always nice to see a former Fort Lewis guy doing good. So from the Times-Picayune comes a short blurb about Karlos Knott, a former Lewis soldier who founded the Bayou Teche brewer in Louisiana.

From the story:

Karlos Knott, the brewery’s founder, got a taste for quality beer while serving as an Army calvary scout in Germany. Later he was stationed at Ft. Lewis in Washington state, one of the hotbeds of American microbrews. He took up home brewing in 1994. When he came home, Knott and his brothers, who all live on the Arnaudville farm, created beers to compliment Cajun cuisine and launched Bayou Teche.

Félicitations, soldat.

Other local links:

I Corps
Iraq threats Joint Base Lewis-McChord commander [The News Tribune]
Northwest’s top general optimistic about Iraq’s future [KING-TV]
Despite challenges in Iraq, returning general confident U.S. will maintain withdrawal schedule [Seattle Times]
Iraq Drawdown And Return of NW Troops On Track [KPLU-FM]

4th Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division
2-23 Infantry Battalion Command Checks [DVIDS]

5th Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division
Police Academy One [DVIDS]
Fire Base Bagthu [DVIDS]
Secretary Gates Visits FOB Frontenac [DVIDS]
C Battery Change of Command [DVIDS]
Combat Outpost Crusher MWR [DVIDS]

Local service members
Medical Training [DVIDS]

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