War in Iraq

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.
(05/20/2011)

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