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Grand Island Area: 122 Hometown Heroes

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Division’s only combatives champ hails from Strike 
Division’s only combatives champ hails from...
In the past few months, the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division has had a series of wins, including the division’s Soldier of the Year, the adjutant...
Hometown: Wood River
Strike Combatives champs wrestle for repeat win 
Strike Combatives champs wrestle for repeat win
Spc. Christian L. Nielsen, top, and Spc. Joshua M. Bareiszis, bottom, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), practice grappling techniques at the...
Hometown: Wood River
Strike Combatives champs wrestle for repeat win 
Strike Combatives champs wrestle for repeat win
“Very few people have ever been killed with the bayonet or saber, but the fear of having their guts explored with cold steel in the hands of battle-maddened men has won...
Hometown: Wood River
Fallen Nebraska Marine pilot honored in Nepal 
Fallen Nebraska Marine pilot honored in Nepal
Capt. Dustin R. Lukasiewicz, 29, of Harlan County, Neb., was honored Nov. 6, 2015, at the U.S. Embassy Kathmandu, Nepal. Lukasiewicz lost his life in a helicopter mishap...
Hometown: Farwell
Fallen Marines in Nepal helicopter crash honored at U.S. Embassy in Kathmandu 
Fallen Marines in Nepal helicopter crash...
Marine Security Guards serving at the U.S. Embassy Kathmandu, Nepal, came together with State Department and Marine Corps leadership, Nov. 6, 2015, to honor the six...
Hometown: Farwell
Marine Sgt. Scott Merrithew - Nebraska Cornhuskers 
Marine Sgt. Scott Merrithew - Nebraska Cornhuskers
U.S. Marine Sergeant Scott Merrithew, from Grand Island, Neb., with Special-Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force Crisis Response-Africa gives a shoutout to the Nebraska...
Hometown: Grand Island
USS Fitzgerald action 
USS Fitzgerald action
151016-N-XM324-103WATERS EAST OF JAPAN (Oct. 16, 2015) Fire Controlman 2nd Class Jose Gonzalez Arias, from Grand Island, Neb., and Fire Controlman 2nd Class Chad Schmidt,...
Hometown: Grand Island
Link moves up in the chain of command 
Link moves up in the chain of command
The incoming command team for the Army Reserve Medical Command, Command Sgt. Maj. Marlo V. Cross, a Tempe, Ariz., resident, and Maj. Gen. Mary. E. Link, of Ravenna, Neb.,...
Hometown: Ravenna

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