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Former Special Forces commander running for state House | The News Tribune

Former Special Forces commander running for state House | The News Tribune

A retired Army colonel is running for state House in central Pierce County.

Rick Thomas announced Monday he would challenge Rep. David Sawyer, a Democrat seeking his third term in the House. Both candidates are Parkland residents.

Thomas commanded the 1st Special Forces Group based at Joint Base Lewis-McChord. After retiring, he said he helped set up a scholarship fund in the group’s name for children of Special Forces soldiers.

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