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State Soldiers are Called to Duty

By Alabama Public Radio

Enterprise, AL – About 50 soldiers with the 831st Quartermaster Detachment have been assigned to duty in Iraq. The Army Reserve unit is based in Enterprise. The soldiers specialize in water purification, maintenance and supply. Before the group deploys overseas, the unit will report to Fort Benning, Georgia to mobilize. A send off ceremony is scheduled for Thursday in Enterprise. The 81st Regional Readiness Command in Birmingham reports the 831st was officially placed on active duty Tuesday.

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