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Army Engineers to Battle Western Wildfires

Army Engineers to Battle Western Wildfires

Army Engineers to Battle Western Wildfires Aug. 6, 2018 News By Jim Garamone | Contact Author DoD News, Defense Media Activity WASHINGTON -- Two hundred active-duty soldiers from Joint Base Lewis-McChord , Washington, will join firefighting lines as early as Aug. 13, Pentagon spokesman Army Col. Robert Manning III told reporters today. Oregon Army National Guardsmen fight the Garner Complex Fire with firefighters from the Oregon Department of Forestry north of Grants Pass, Ore., Aug. 2, 2018. Support from the Oregon National Guard is adding much-needed capacity to the ODF’s fight against wildfires burning in Southern Oregon. Oregon Army National Guard photo by Maj. John Farmer 180802-Z-SJ786-006 Oregon Army National Guardsmen fight the Garner Complex Fire with firefighters from the Oregon Department of Forestry north of Grants Pass, Ore., Aug. 2, 2018. Support from the Ore...

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