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109th MI Battalion wins best in Army award

U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Stephen R. Lanza, right, the commanding general of the 7th Infantry Division, presents the Director’s Trophy to Lt. Col. Douglas R. Woodall, center, the commander of the 109th Military Intelligence (MI) Battalion, during a ceremony at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., April 29, 2013. The Directors Trophy is a prestigious award given annually by the Director of the National Security Agency. The Soldiers of the 109th MI Battalion were recognized with the award for providing critical signals intelligence support while deployed to Regional Command East, Afghanistan. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. David Chapman/Released)



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This work, 109th MI Battalion wins best in Army award, by SSG David Chapman, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:04.29.2013

Date Posted:05.03.2013 17:10

Photo ID:922470

VIRIN:130429-A-CD114-654

Resolution:960x638

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Location:JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, WA, USGlobe

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