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Friday Apr 11 | The Jackson Sun

The Unknown Soldiers: Mom on front porch remembers fallen son

U.S. Army Sgt. Michael Ristau's was the front porch. "When he was in Iraq and Afghanistan -- when we would ask him what he needs -- the very last thing he would always say is 'don't forget to pack the front porch,'" said Sgt.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Cascade, IA

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Redlands Daily Facts

Warrior of the Month: Matthew Cullen spent nine months in Afghanistan

Redlands >> As 26-year-old United States Army Specialist Matthew Cullen, a 2007 graduate of Redlands East Valley High School, flew into Afghanistan on a military supply plane, he couldn't keep out the thoughts if he would make it back home alive.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, US Military, Fort Sill, US Army, Redlands, CA

Wed Apr 09, 2014

The News Tribune

In the 1960s, The Deacons were one hot local rock 'n' roll band

The Deacons pose for a photo in 1965. From left are Jim Sola, John Sandvig, Michael Boyd, Dave "Duke" Luther and John Radke.

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Related Topix: Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma, WA, US Military, US Army, Fort Lewis, WA

Thu Mar 27, 2014

The Stranger

Army Veteran Says He's Been Placed In Solitary Confinement At Immigrant Jail

This is alarming. Hassall Moses, who came here as a child from Micronesia and served in the Army at Fort Lewis from 2006-2008, says he's been placed in solitary confinement at Tacoma's Northwest Detention Center because he typed up a letter calling for a work stoppage at the facility.

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Related Topix: Prison, US Military, US Army, Oceania, World News, Micronesia

Tue Mar 18, 2014

The News Tribune

Flying Strykers to Yakima in C-17 illustrates benefits of a joint base

The Army and Air Force at Joint Base Lewis-McChord teamed up Monday for a mission they consider routine in war zones but rare at home: Packing 20-ton Stryker vehicles on cargo jets and taking them on a flight.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, US Army, Yakima Training Center, Tacoma, WA, Fort Lewis, WA

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