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Iowa Soldiers Deploy Today
BOONE, IA (CBS2/FOX28) Some Iowa veterans are being deployed on Thursday.
Residents in Boone will be holding a send-off ceremony for an Iowa Army National Guard unit.
About 60 soldiers will be taking off for Fort Hood before traveling overseas.
They will be part of Operation Enduring Freedom which is based in Afghanistan.
The soldiers were a part of two other tours overseas: one in 2006 and another in 2010.
This deployment to Afghanistan is expected to last a year.