Ft. Carson Soldiers Redeploying to Middle East

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250 Fort Carson soldiers said farewell Tuesday, as they prepare to return to the war zone in Iraq.

They will be among the first of seven thousand troops from Fort
Carson going back to Iraq over the coming months.

The Army post near Colorado Springs sent 12-thousand troops
there last year. More than 40 were killed and more than 500 were

Eventually, 1600 members of the 43rd Area Support Group
will return to the war zone. A few MP's are already there. Other
personnel will leave in stages.