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This is the official publication of the 81st Stryker Brigade of the Washington National Guard. In this bi-weekly newsletter, you will find the thoughts, concerns, and interests of the officers and NCOs of the premier Stryker Infantry Brigade.


Brandon is a freelance writer that enjoys hunting and fishing across the world. His writing is flavored with real-life experiences. He was previously deployed to Iraq, Afghanistan, and Poland, but now lives in east Texas with his wife and two dogs.