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Chippewa Falls National Guard troops to be deployed


Chippewa Falls (WQOW) -  A Chippewa Falls Army National Guard Company will bedeployed to Afghanistanthis year.

More than 160 soldiers from the 829th EngineerCompany will be deployed coming this spring. They will be tearing down forwardoperating bases as well as gathering materials and equipment used during thewar.

The 829th had previously been deployed to Iraq in 2003and 2009. They will conduct their pre-mobilization training at Fort Bliss, Texas.

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