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Arabic made focus for Iraq-bound battalion

By Gidget Fuentes - Staff writer
Posted : Wednesday Apr 30, 2008 10:05:39 EDT

KANEOHE BAY, Hawaii — When they land in Iraq later this summer, some 200 members of an infantry battalion here will step out better trained and immersed in the Arabic language and culture than ever before.

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