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D.C. Armory sendoff for Afghanistan-bound soldiers

Thursday - 1/5/2012, 7:25am  ET

WASHINGTON - A celebration is planned at the D.C. Armory in Southeast Washington for D.C. National Guard soldiers headed to Afghanistan.

D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray is set to attend Thursday's sendoff of the D.C. Army National Guard's 273rd Military Police Company. The city's representative in Congress, Eleanor Holmes Norton, is also scheduled to attend and address the group.


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