August 30, 2010

News from the Home Front: 08/30/2010

Green berets swim, bike and run for fallen comrades - Four fallen Green Berets from Joint Base Lewis-McChord live on in the memories of their loved ones, including some in the Tacoma area. And they will be in the hearts of a team of current and former soldiers as they swim, bike and run for a good cause on Sept. 11. (READ MORE)

DOD Announces Military and Overseas Voting Waivers - The Department of Defense announced today that Alaska, Colorado, Hawaii, the Virgin Islands, Wisconsin and the District of Columbia were denied waivers which would have temporarily exempted them from complying with the Military and Overseas Voter Empowerment (MOVE) Act. (READ MORE)

Interconnected lives, near and far - The wind swept steadily through the canyon, rushing downhill from the windmills turning on the northern ridge and riffling the hair of the 150 or so people standing in the compact enclosure of Eight Mile Cemetery. (READ MORE)

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