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Local links, March 5

Plenty of links overnight:

5th Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division
Avengers, ANA Take Historic Trip [DVIDS]
Home Is Where the Music Is [DVIDS]

4th Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division
2-23 ‘Tomahawks’ Bond Through Organizational Day [DVIDS]
IA, U.S. Participate in Humanitarian Aid Mission for School Children [DVIDS]
Key Leader Engagement [DVIDS]

3rd Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division
Election Meeting [DVIDS]

17th Fires Brigade
Iraqi Hero Medic Receives Medevac Training [DVIDS]
Night Operations [DVIDS]

Western Air Defense Sector
MANG F-15’s Get Advanced Communcation System [KFBB-TV]


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WADS helps rescue crew of sinking boat

The Western Air Defense Sector collaborated with the U.S. and Canadian coast guards to rescue two men whose fishing boat sank off the coast of Cape Alava, Clallam County, on Wednesday.

The Canadian Coast Guard first received a mayday call shortly before 1 p.m. that the 34-foot, wooden-hull Moonbeam was taking on water. Radio operators transferred the call to the U.S. Coast Guard base in Port Angeles.

A crew member said he was going to abandon ship. The Western Air Defense Sector, a Washington Air National Guard unit at McChord Air Force Base tasked with monitoring the airspace of

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