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Fort Campbell soldiers remembered after Iraq tour

FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. (AP) - One of the Fort Campbell's brigades will honor soldiers who have been killed in combat in a special memorial and monument dedication.

The 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division just returned from a 15-month deployment to Iraq. The division lost 55 soldiers during the last deployment and more than 20 were from the 1st Brigade alone.

Fellow soldiers and family members will gather Friday to remember the fallen soldiers from the brigade's last two deployments to Iraq. They deployed to Iraq from 2005 to 2007 and again from 2007 to 2009.

The installation holds monthly remembrance ceremonies for Fort Campbell soldiers who are killed in war, but this additional ceremony honors soldiers from a single brigade who have died over several years.

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