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Guard's New Recruits Get Thrown In The Deep End With Floods

Last updated on Tuesday, June 10, 2008

(EDINBURGH) - About 400 marines who came to Camp Atterbury to train for potential emergencies are getting more than they initially bargained for.

First Lt. Timothy Patrick of the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit says training quickly turned to real relief efforts.

The group from Camp Lejeune, North Carolina helped FEMA assess flood damage in Martinsville before using helicopters to bring Columbus Regional Hospital patients to safety.

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