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Afghanistan tour extended for 24th MEU

By Trista Talton - Staff writer
Posted : Monday Jul 7, 2008 10:29:29 EDT

JACKSONVILLE, N.C. — The 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit’s deployment in Afghanistan has been extended an additional 30 days, despite repeated claims by Pentagon officials that the deployment would not extend beyond seven months.

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