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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 After 8 Years Of Unbroken War, Obama Hands Over Conflicts To Trump
President Obama is the first president to serve eight years with the U.S. at war nonstop, from beginning to end. Donald Trump now inherits ongoing conflicts in Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan.
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Iraqi forces with U.S. help have pressed deep into the ISIS-held city of Mosul but progress is still slow and dangerous. The scene may soon shift to an area where ISIS has more support.
Document Iraqi Forces Retake Mosul University From ISIS, Military Spokesman Says
The capture of the campus marks a crucial step in the bloody, complex fight for the key Iraqi city. But tall challenges still remain for the country's special forces.
Document Iraqi Troops Edge Deeper Into Mosul — With Caution
After four months of fighting, Iraqi forces have reached the Tigris River that divides Mosul. But it's been slow going and there's plenty of fighting ahead in the densely packed city in northern Iraq.
Document In Disputed Iraqi Territory, Rebuilding A City Means Doing It Yourself
After ISIS was forced out and no government took responsibility for rebuilding, residents repaired bridges, schools and markets. The effort is thanks to Yacub Youssef, a former sports teacher.

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