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June 13, 2013 in City
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Members of the 1st Battalion, 161st Infantry Regiment move through a plywood mock-up of a village in desertlike conditions during combat training Wednesday at the Yakima Training Center.

Washington National Guard observers watch a live-fire tank practice from a ridge overlooking the firing range.

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A unit of the Washington Army National Guard walks back after using a plywood village during combat training Wednesday at the Yakima Training Center. View a large-format photo gallery of the training at spokesman.com/picture-stories.