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Special Forces Group practices Fast-Rope Insertion, Extraction System
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Special Forces Group practices Fast-Rope Insertion, Extraction System

The Washington National Guard's A Co. 1-19th Special Forces Group spent two days training on the Fast-Rope Insertion and Extraction System (FRIES) at Joint-Base Lewis McChord

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Advice on what to do before it floods

Your home or business is flooded or about to be flooded. Now what? Here's some advice.

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