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Morrisville Unit Gets to Work in Afghanistan

Stowe Reporter - 11:55 am Fri Apr 2nd, 2010

The VT National Guard's 172nd Infantry Division, 3rd Battalion, Echo Company, Distribution Platoon, from Morrisville arrived March 16 at Forward Operating Base Lightning in Afghanistan's Paktya province.

Its mission is to haul supplies throughout the Paktya, Paktika, Khost and Ghazni provinces in eastern Afghanistan.

Hitting the ground running, the troops in the distribution platoon were out on the road the next day, mounting a convoy to haul construction supplies from their base to Combat Outpost Herrera.

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