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Utah Soldiers Depart for Iraq

Utah Soldiers Depart for Iraq

Posted - Feb. 10, 2004 at 7:38 a.m.



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(KSL News) One-hundred fifty Utah soldiers are on their way to Iraq this morning as part of a massive troop rotation.

Members of the 116th Engineer Company took off from Fort Carson, Colorado last night, where they've been training for the last month.

Among other things, the soldiers will help build roads and secure buildings in Iraq. And as for the danger they may encounter, soldiers say they're ready.

More Utah soldiers are also heading overseas. Fifty members of the 419th Fighter Wing are set to leave Hill Air Force Base this morning.

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