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Home for the holidays, troops a bus ride away from joining their families

Some of the last troops to leave Iraq were just a bus ride away from joining their families for the holidays. They spent the last couple of days at Camp Atterbury in Edinburgh, Ind. According to AP, the base was used for returning troops for administrative and reintegration activities, as they officially come off active duty.

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