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Transporting Guard soldiers, equipment is no easy task

Minnesota National Guard soldiers charged with transporting thousands of soldiers and their equipment have already been working for more than half a year on logistics for the upcoming deployment by the First Brigade Combat Team, 34th Infantry Division to Kuwait.

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Document Conditions At Iraqi Refugee Camps Near Fallujah Concern Aid Groups
Tens of thousands of Iraqis have fled Fallujah amid a military offensive against ISIS. Rachel Martin talks to Karl Schembri of the Norwegian Refugee Council, who has been traveling to refugee camps.
Document Iraqi Ambassador: 'There Always Has To Be An Interdependency' To Address Global Terrorism
Now that Iraqi forces are retaking Fallujah, what is next? NPR's Rachel Martin sat down with Lukman Faily, Iraq's Ambassador to the U.S., to talk about his country's future and America's role in it.
Document Iraqi Forces Say They've Pushed ISIS Out Of Key Compound In Fallujah
After days of fierce fighting, Iraqi forces say they've wrested control of Fallujah's main government building from ISIS militants. ISIS has controlled the city for the past 2 1/2 years.
Document An Army Buddy's Call For Help Sends A Scientist On A Brain Injury Quest
Harvard researcher Kit Parker built his academic career studying the heart. But Parker, also an officer in the U.S. Army Reserve, switched his focus to figuring out how IED blasts damage the brain.
Document 50,000 Civilians Are Trapped In Fallujah As Iraqi Troops Battle ISIS
Scott Simon speaks to Becky Bakr Abdulla, media coordinator for the Norwegian Refugee Council, about the families who have managed to escape the besieged city of Fallujah, Iraq.

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