With Deployment Uncertain, Wedding Plans Fast-Tracked
Minnesota Public Radio – Thousands of soldiers in the National Guard are preparing to leave home for at least a year. In just a couple months, nearly 2,400 citizen soldiers from the Minnesota National Guard’s 34th Infantry Division Red Bulls will be shipped to Kuwait as part of the U.S. drawdown phase in Iraq. Elizabeth Baier reports for one soldier from Dodge Center, the uncertainty of a deployment meant scrambling to plan his bride’s dream wedding – in less than a week.
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