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Tag: Warrior Transition Battalion

Nov.
27th

Local links, Nov. 27

Plenty of local links today:

448th Civil Affairs Battalion
Inside Our Schools: Dublin students’ school supply drive benefits students in Iraq [insidebayarea.com]

5th Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division
Man fulfilled a childhood ambition by becoming a soldier [Fort Worth Star-Telegram]
Hundreds gather in Terrell to honor fallen soldier [Dallas Morning News]
Saluting another fallen hero [Herald-Banner]
Heartfelt homecoming for fallen Terrell soldier [WFAA-TV]
Body Of Another Soldier Comes Home To Terrell [KTVT-TV]
City Patrol [DVIDS]
Thanksgiving in Afghanistan [DVIDS]
Monitor the Village [DVIDS]

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Nov.
12th

Local links, Nov. 12

I’m catching up on almost a week’s worth of links (I was out of town), but obviously the biggest story while I was gone was the memorial service for the seven fallen Fort Lewis soldiers. Vice President Joe Biden was in attendance.

Other local links:

5th Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division:
Injured Fort Lewis soldier back from the brink [The News Tribune]
Two more from Fort Lewis confirmed killed in Afghanistan [The News Tribune]
Fort Lewis Memorial: Going back to Louisiana [The News Tribune]
Fallen Stryker soldier: ‘Not once did he quit or complain’ [The News Tribune]
‘Faith will help us out,’ Fort Lewis soldier’s family says [Bellingham Herald]
Biden: 7 Wash. state soldiers were extraordinary [AP]
Vice President Lauds Fallen Fort Lewis Soldiers [KPLU-FM]
7 fallen Stryker Brigade soldiers honored at Fort Lewis [Seattle Times]
Roadside bomb kills two Fort Lewis soldiers [KOMO-TV]
Soldier from Ocala killed in Afghanistan [Orlando Sentinel]
West Bank soldier killed in Afghanistan mourned at service in Harvey [Times-Picayune]
Ferndale Graduate Killed In Action In Afghanistan [KGMI-AM]
Memorial for Vancouver Soldier Killed in Afghanistan [KUOW-FM]
SF units to get latest Land Warrior kit [Army Times]
Fallen soldier was to return for Thanksgiving [ocala.com]
Custer soldier killed in Afghanistan explosion [Lynden Tribune]
Biden honors fallen Fort Lewis soldiers [KOMO-TV]
Vice President Biden Honors Soldiers Killed in Afghanistan at Ceremony at Fort Lewis [ABC]
My husband is at war [San Francisco Chronicle]
On The Scene In Afghanistan: A Deadly Day For U.S. Soldiers [NPR]
Funeral Procession for Spc. Kyle A. Coumas [thepinetree.net]
Combat Advisors See Afghan Troops in Action [DVIDS]
U.S. combat injuries rise sharply [Washington Post]
Perdue visiting soldiers in Iraq [Jacksonville Times-Union]
Crossroads of Afghanistan-Contested Province Is Vital Link [DVIDS]
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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]