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National Guard mobilized today

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IOWA CITY (KWWL) -- Friends and family said goodbye Wednesday to more than 300 Iowa Army National Guardmen and women.

Soldiers with the 1133rd and 1168th transportation companies are being mobilized for Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Staff sergeant Jeff Curry says he'll miss the little things.

"i miss the moments, but my wife does a good job of taping them for special occasions," said Curry.

Ceremonies took place in many Eastern Iowa communities including Audubon, Mason City, Perry, and Marshaltown.

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