Illinois National Guard begins big de...

Illinois National Guard begins big deployment

There are 1 comment on the Army Times story from Oct 2, 2008, titled Illinois National Guard begins big deployment. In it, Army Times reports that:

The largest deployment of Illinois National Guard troops since World War II is preparing to head to Afghanistan to help battle a growing insurgency, while families ready for life without husbands, wives, ...

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Louisville, KY

#1 Oct 2, 2008
Did't some of these guys just come back from Iraq about 3 months? This is crazy! There are other units I'm sure that have not been deployed yet. God Bless them and their families.

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