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Local links, April 9

Post by Scott Fontaine on April 9, 2010 at 7:03 am with No Comments »
April 9, 2010 7:03 am

A lacrosse team in Alpharetta, Ga., recently raised more than $2,750 in memory of Capt. John L. Hallett III, a member of 5th Brigade, 2nd Infanty Division killed in Afghanistan last year.

“The Junior Raider team, composed of students in middle school, conducted a 12-hour “lacrosse-athon” Feb. 6, playing non-stop lacrosse through sleet, rain and snow from 6 a.m. until 6 p.m.,” the article reads. “Players solicited donations from neighbors, friends and family for the Wounded Warrior Project after learning of the connection between (varsity player Cal Swanson and his cousin) Hallett.”

Other local links:

2nd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment
Hit-and-run injures veteran a week after returning from Afghanistan [The News Tribune]

17th Fires Brigade
Team Oversees Prison Reconstruction [DVIDS]

5th Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division
ANP Trainee [DVIDS]

Local service members
Four Fuelers Prepare for FOB Closure [DVIDS]
Soldiers Perform Pre-meeting Security Check in Asad Abad [DVIDS]

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