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Local links, March 22

Post by Scott Fontaine on March 22, 2010 at 8:52 am with No Comments »
March 22, 2010 8:52 am

If you haven’t had a chance — and the news of the health-care reform bill passing the House has pushed it down our homepage — check out the story of some local Women Airforce Service Pilots. I got a chance to interview two of them, and I had more fun during those two sit-downs than with almost any other interview in a long time.

Other local links:

Joint Base Lewis-McChord
Fort Lewis unit detonates 1930s-era mortar shell near Kelso airport [The Daily News]
City of Olympia, port focus on military cargo [The Olympian]

2nd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment
Lewis-McChord Ranger, 23, dies from injuries suffered in Afghanistan [The News Tribune]

4th Brigade, 2nd Infantry Divison
Post-Election Atmospherics [DVIDS]
Raven Launch and Observation [DVIDS]
2-23 Infantry Battalion Command Checks [DVIDS]
Soldiers, Teachers Give School Supplies to Local Children [DVIDS]

17th Fires Brigade
Night Patrol [DVIDS]
Iraqi Security Forces Take Lead in Election Security [DVIDS]

Naval Base Kitsap
USS Nimitz Pays Kitsap a Sneak-Peek Visit [Kitsap Sun]
USS Nimitz in Bremerton [DVIDS]
‘Black Raven’s return to Whidbey, Kitsap, this weekend [Whidbey News-Times]

Local service members
A Lecture at the Basra University College of Medicine in Basra [DVIDS]
‘Patriots’ Change of Command Aboard USS Dwight D. Eisenhower [DVIDS]
2nd Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment Making Large Strides in Kunar [DVIDS]

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