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Kentucky Soldiers To Return From Iraq This Week

FORT THOMAS, Ky. (AP) - An Army Reserve unit is scheduled to
return to Fort Thomas from Iraq on Thursday.
About 250 members of the 478th Combat Engineer Battalion have been stationed in Iraq since August 2007.
There have been no combat fatalities among members of the unit,
despite its mission of clearing improved bombs from roads.
Staff operations and training specialist Todd Phillips said there were some injuries to members.
The 478th is returning from its second tour in Iraq. The first one lasted for 6 months in 2003.

(Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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