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Area Combat Support Personnel Participate In Annual Tactical Exercise

Compiled By Tina Carey

Several Inland Northwest residents, members of the 396th Combat Support Hospital, recently participated in Roving Sands, the world’s largest joint tactical air operations annual exercise.

The event involved more than 20,000 U.S. soldiers, sailors, airmen and Marines, as well as troops from Germany, Canada and the Netherlands.

Area participants, their ranks, hometowns, education background and job titles, include:

Army Reserve 2nd Lt. Num Chot, Spokane, Eastern Washington University graduate, staff nurse; Army Reserve Spec. Michael Benge, Spokane, medical specialist; Army Reserve Spec. Ryan Dean, Spokane, Shadle Park High School graduate, laundry and bath specialist; Army Reserve Capt. Don Colt, Cheney, EWU graduate, company commander; and Army Reserve 1st Lt. Terry Hoover, Spokane, Spokane Community College graduate, critical care nursing director.

Army Reserve 1st Lt. Sandra Cook, Lewis-Clark State College graduate, nurse; Army Reserve Spec.; Matthew Lay, Spokane, Post Falls High School graduate, nurse; Army Reserve Sgt. Cherrill Cantrell, Spokane, Spokane Falls Community College graduate, chaplain assistant; Army Reserve Spec. Andream Rehfeld, Greenacres, Central Valley High School graduate, dental specialist; and Army Reserve Pfc. John McKinley, Mead, Mead High School graduate; medical specialist.

Army Reserve Spec. Melissa Gray, Spokane, Lewis and Clark High School graduate, patient administration; and Army Reserve Spec. Kelly Reid, Spokane, Coeur d’Alene High School graduate, medical specialist. , DataTimes MEMO: Compiled by Tina Carey. To tell us about your achievements and good deeds, write to Achievements, The Spokesman-Review, P.O. Box 2160, Spokane, WA 99210, or 608 Northwest Blvd., Suite 200, Coeur d’Alene, ID 83814.

Compiled by Tina Carey. To tell us about your achievements and good deeds, write to Achievements, The Spokesman-Review, P.O. Box 2160, Spokane, WA 99210, or 608 Northwest Blvd., Suite 200, Coeur d’Alene, ID 83814.

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