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Career counselor wins competition

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Career counselor wins competition

When the chance to train and work as a career counselor presented itself five years ago, Staff Sgt. Jesse Ryan, a nuclear, biological, chemical non-commissioned officer, raised his hand. "I really liked doing retention at the company level as an additional duty, but did not know everything there is to know

Brothers-In-Arms Motorcycle Club escorts returning 4-2 SBCT soldiers

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Brothers-In-Arms Motorcycle Club escorts returning 4-2 SBCT soldiers

Raider families and friends welcomed back 269 soldiers from 4th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, who returned home after an eight-month deployment to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom, June 30. A roar of motorcycle engines announced the arrival of returning Raiders to the crowd gathered

Raider Ready Reserve assists with Special Olympics

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Raider Ready Reserve assists with Special Olympics

Several hundred parents, friends and community members gathered and enthusiastically cheered the youthful competitors in the Clover Park School District Special Olympics held at Harry Lang Stadium in Lakewood, Wash., June 12. "This is a great event for the end of the school year for these children. It's a culmination of

Raider Ready Reserve engages for safety

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Raider Ready Reserve engages for safety

A healthy mind and body are essential to individual and unit readiness. Soldiers from the 4th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division's Raider Ready Reserve stood down for safety, May 29, to improve their performance in dealing with the rigors of a challenging profession. "This is not an

Raiders return to JBLM

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Raiders return to JBLM

JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. - Raider families and friends jubilantly welcomed back 154 soldiers from 4th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, May 18, after a six-month deployment to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. The homecoming ceremony took place at Soldiers Field House and Fitness Center, Joint Base

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Tomahawks produced plumes of black smoke in classroom

JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. - Soldiers from 2nd Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment "Tomahawks", 4th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, took part in call-for-fire familiarization training enhanced by the use of a high-tech simulator, July 10. The Call for Fire Trainer provides realistic observed fire training in support

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JBLM's Stryker engineers live ‘the longest 12 minutes’

YAKIMA TRAINING CENTER, Wash. - For the first time since the brigade's deployment to Iraq from 2009-2010, the Mobility Support Platoon of the 38th Engineer Company successfully launched the Rapidly Emplaced Bridge System in a tactical environment Feb. 14 here. The company's REBS provide the

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More on the new helicopters headed to JBLM

  FORT WAINWRIGHT, Alaska - The 16th Combat Aviation Brigade cased its colors in preparation for a brigade headquarters movement to Joint Base Lewis-McChord, in a June 15 ceremony on historic Ladd Army Airfield. In support of the Army's transformation requirements, the 16th CAB will be split-based and

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