Troops heading to Kuwait

July 31, 2009 2:56:38 PM PDT
A group of Chicago-area army reservists are heading to Kuwait.They assembled at Fort Sheridan for a send-off ceremony.

The soldiers belong to the 719th Medical Veterinary Detachment.

They will be deployed for 13 months, working as food safety inspectors and taking care of animals for the military and civilians.

Some family members attended the goodbye ceremony. Most of the troops will be departing on Sunday.


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