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200 Indiana Soldiers Heading For Afghanistan

Last updated on Tuesday, August 11, 2009

(EDINBURGH) - About 200 Indiana soldiers are scheduled to leave for Afghanistan this month, just as nearly 100 are expected home after a tour in Iraq.

The Indiana National Guard is holding the official departure ceremony today at Camp Atterbury for the 38th Infantry Division.

The Guard is also planning a welcome home ceremony this afternoon in Edinburgh for the 215th area support medical company.

About 90 soldiers have been in Iraq since august 2008, providing medical care in Balad, Iraq.

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