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SFC Earl Plumlee, 1st Special Forces Group Airborne, was presented the Silver Star May 1, 2015 for his actions during an Aug. 2013 attack at Forward Operating Base Ghazniin, Afghanistan. Two other service members, Chief Warrant Officer 3 Mark Colbert and Sgt. 1st Class Andrew Busic, were also awarded the Silver Star medal for their role in repelling the attackers. | Northwest Guardian #1SFG +The U.S. Army #JBLM  
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Soldiers from +The U.S. Army's 707th Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD), 3rd Ordnance Battalion, were called in by local law enforcement officials after a Civil War-era military munition was found near an old artillery battery in Ilwaco, Wash. April 2. The battalion provides military explosives expertise and explosives disposal support upon request to civilian agencies across a 20-state area. | 20th CBRNE Command, via Northwest Guardian
#JBLM #EOD #USArmy  

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62nd Maintenance Group hosted its annual LogFest Awards dinner April 10, recognizing the highest performing maintenance and aerial port Airmen at Joint Base Lewis-McChord. In all, 31 awards were presented to 62nd Aerial Port Squadron, 62nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, and 62nd Maintenance Squadron Airmen. | 62nd Airlift Wing

#USAF #62AW #JBLM  

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Ruggers Ready: JBLM Rugby is preparing to take on Navy Region NW in the 18th annual Pacific NW “Commanders Cup” Army-Navy Rugby Championship May 16.

The club will also host its annual Fourth of July rugby sevens tournament on Watkins Field during +JB LM Freedom Fest. | Northwest Guardian

#jblm #rugby #goarmy

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Company A, 5-20 Infantry Regt., coordinated a combined live fire response against a simulated enemy attack during training at Yakima Training Center April 7. | 3rd Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, via Northwest Guardian
 
#3rdStryker #JBLM #YTC #USArmy #NWGuardian  

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“For him to be able to do something like this… it’s really spectacular.”

4th Airlift Squadron gives 14-year old cancer survivor a tour of McChord Airfield as Air Force program’s “Pilot for a Day.” | #62AW via Northwest Guardian: http://www.nwguardian.com/2015/02/26/20432/new-pilot-for-a-day-joins-4th.html
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The Madigan Army Medical Center Antenatal Diagnostic Center at #JBLM earned national recognition in January when it successfully re-certified with the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine - the only military treatment facility in the U.S. to achieve this professional certification. | Northwest Guardian

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“The enemy is right in your face in a lot of scenarios… (but) we deal with a lot of civilians in the urban environment, so we have to take that into account.” 2-3 Infantry Regt. practiced fighting enemies in tight spaces during urban combat during a “shoothouse” exercise Feb. 10-11, 2015 at #JBLM. | 3-2 Stryker Brigade Combat Team, via Northwest Guardian: http://www.nwguardian.com/2015/02/19/20374/arrowhead-soldiers-take-over-the.html
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84th Civil Affairs Bn. supported integration of civil affairs support into corps-level military planning and operations, supporting #USArmy III Corps during a Warfighter exercise at Fort Hood. | 7th Mobile Public Affairs Det., via Northwest Guardian

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 “From this moment on, your careers are dedicated to the people you’re responsible for. Never forget that those stripes are about the ability and responsibility to impact all those with whom you come in contact with.”

#JBLM #USAF units induct 7 non-commissioned officers into the service's highest enlisted grade of Chief Master Sergeant Feb. 6, 2015 at Joint Base Lewis-McChord. | Defense Media Activity, via Northwest Guardian
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