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Remembering Oso, one year later
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Remembering Oso, one year later

More than 800 Washington Guardsmen, including many with search and extraction training and experience, worked alongside local first responders and residents during the search and recovery operation at the Highway 530 landslide.

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National Guard competes to be the best
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National Guard competes to be the best

16 soldiers from around the state gathered at Camp Murray to compete in the 2015 Best Warrior competition. The soldiers were put to the test both physically and mentally through three grueling days. The winner for the enlisted competitors was Spc. Joshua Beal, HHC 898th Brigade Engineer Battalion and the winner of the NCOs was Sgt. Matthew Croft, B Troop, 1-303rd Cav.

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