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April
7th

Local links, April 7

Plenty of links this morning:

Madigan Army Medical Center
Thurston County home sales up [The News Tribune]

17th Fires Brigade
Responsible Drawdown, Speaking Logistically [DVIDS]

42nd Military Police Brigade
<a href="Military Police Partner With Iraqi Security Forces to Protect Iraq's Center [DVIDS]

3rd Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division
Arrowhead Best Squad Competition [DVIDS]

Fairchild Air Force Base
Fairchild Senior Airman, Larose Native, Manages Communications Support for Southwest Asia Wing [DVIDS]
Combat Stress Team Strives to Connect With Servicemembers [DVIDS]

5th Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division
Yakima police to escort

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March
4th

Local links, March 4

We’ve published the final articles Joe and I sent in from our trip to Iraq. Both are profiles: one of Capt. Junior Tupuola, a chaplain whose like took a long, twisting path to the service. The other is on Command Sgt. Maj. Frank Grippe, the top NCO in I Corps who is, to say the least, quite a personality.

Other local links:

3rd Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division
2-19th Iraqi Army Division, Task Force Wings Conduct a Large-scale Partnered Air Assault [DVIDS]

4th Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division
Soldiers Gain More ‘trigger Time’ at EST 2000

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Oct.
6th

Local links, Oct. 6

Today’s local links:

520th Area Support Medical Company:
Mass Casualty Exercise Preps New Unit for Success [DVIDS]

I Corps/Multi-National Corps-Iraq:
Inducted in Baghdad [DVIDS]
Soldiers, Civilians Build Civil Capacity [DVIDS]

Western Air Defense Sector
WADS staff sergeant aids injured commissary patron [62nd AW]

Fort Lewis:
Small School Gets Big Addition [DVIDS]

Fairchild Air Force Base:
Escorts Volunteer to Keep Watch [DVIDS]

Sep.
18th

Local links, Sept. 18

Our links today begin with more coverage of Sgt. Andrew McConnell, who was killed Monday in Afghanistan:

5th Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division:
Soldier’s loss hits harder in Carlisle [Patriot-News]
Family remembers fallen soldier [The Sentinel]

Warrior Transition Battalion:
Lakeport’s city manager resigns; new recruitment to begin[Lake County News]

17th Fires Brigade:
Soldiers Talk With Locals During Mission [DVIDS]

446th Airlift Wing:
Pot Holes [DVIDS]
Keeping spirits high [446th AW]

Fairchild Air Force Base:
Chaplain Veers From Straight, Narrow Care [DVIDS]