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Guard Deployment

By: KKTV
By: KKTV

A group of 16 Colorado National Guard members are on their way to Iraq.

The 1157th Engineer Firefighter Team will be gone for about a year.

The members, many who are civiilian firefighters, will replace soldiers who are coming back home.

They're part of the largest troop movement since World War II.

105 thousand fresh soldiers will replace about 150 thousand who are already in Iraq.


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