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Independence Area: 83 Hometown Heroes

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USS Ross (DDG 71) operations 
USS Ross (DDG 71) operations
160205-N-XT273-019 MEDITERRANEAN SEA (Feb. 5, 2016) Damage Controlman Edward Weine (left) from Algonquin, Ill., and Sonar Technician Surface 2nd Class Julie John (center)...
Hometown: Walnut
Division’s only combatives champ hails from Strike 
Division’s only combatives champ hails from...
Spc. Christian L. Nielsen, 1st Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, punches an opponent during the 2015 All-Armed Forces...
Hometown: Yates Center
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: Yates Center
'(There’s no Place Like) Home for the Holidays' for these Guardsmen 
'(There’s no Place Like) Home for the...
“For the holidays, you can’t beat home, sweet home.” The lyrics of the classic holiday song ring true for more than 25 Soldiers of Company B, 834th Aviation...
Hometown: Bartlesville
USNS 1st Lt. Jack Lummus operations 
USNS 1st Lt. Jack Lummus operations
151208-N-ZZ999-028 NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (December 8, 2015) - Equipment Operator 3rd Class John Billingsly from Chetopa, Kan. prepares to insert a securing pin during...
Hometown: Chetopa
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: Yates Center
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: Yates Center
Farragut transits the Suez Canal 
Farragut transits the Suez Canal
151013-N-VC236-013 RED SEA (Oct. 13, 2015) - Ensign Gary Feldman, from Ellington, Conn., and Sonar Technician (surface) 2nd Class Troy Short, from Fredonia, Kan., stand...
Hometown: Fredonia

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