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Wednesday, January 07, 2004
It’s good to smell American soil and air.
--Returning Ft. Campbell soldier

The return of 20,000 battle-weary soldiers to Fort Campbell, Kentucky took one step closer to reality today with the emotional arrival of 200 members of the 101st Airborne Division’s 600-man advance team.
According to WLKY in Louisville, it will take until April to return the entire 101st Airborne.
The Associated Press reports:

Fifty-nine soldiers from Fort Campbell have been killed in the war 57 of them from the 101st.
The post has had more deaths in Iraq than any other military unit.

Photo: AP
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