July 4, 2011

Kentucky Guard unit prepares to deploy to Iraq to help U.S. end its stay

CAMP ATTERBURY, Ind. — Intense training occurs daily at this huge Indiana base as more than 1,300 Kentucky National Guard members from around the state prepare for a historic tour of duty in Iraq. It will be the largest deployment by the Kentucky National Guard since World War II, and the troops probably will be the last Kentucky Guard members sent to Iraq.

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