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Sendoff ceremony for Iowa soldiers in Ankeny

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ANKENY (KWWL)--  Ten Iowa National Guard soldiers report for active duty Friday.

Soldiers with Detachment 34, Operational Support Airlift Command leave the Ankeny airport to complete a mission in Operation Iraqi Freedom. A sendoff ceremony is planned at 1 p.m. Friday.

The unit served in Iraq in 2002 and 2003.

The team will be flying people and emergency medical supplies in and out of Iraq. They are expected to be back in time for Father's day next year.

 

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