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Steadfast in Baghdad

Post by News Tribune Staff on Aug. 20, 2007 at 11:57 am |
August 20, 2007 11:57 am

The 62nd Medical Brigade from Fort Lewis — their motto: “Proud and steadfast!” — have taken over responsibility for command and control of the medical mission in Iraq. They completed the transfer with the 3rd Medical Command in a ceremony last week at the Al Faw Palace at Camp Victory.


The brigade left Lewis in July for its third Iraq deployment, 15 months this time.


The brigade said in a press release it’s now responsible for more than 3,500 soldiers, sailors and airmen providing care across Iraq to U.S., coalition and Iraqi forces and civilians.

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