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Southwest Virginia Army Reserve unit headed for Afghanistan

Stephen Igo — Kingsport Times-News • Aug 20, 2013 at 4:52 PM

MARION, Va. — Afghanistan is the eventual destination of an Army Reserve unit based out of Marion with members from throughout Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia.

The 760th Engineering Co. will muster for active duty and leave Thursday for pre-deployment training in Mississippi, according to 760th Company Commander 1st Lt., and soon to be Captain, Ron Arnold, a Kingsport resident.The 760th Engineering Co.'s personnel consists primarily of Southwest Virginia and Northeast Tennessee residents but with some members, Arnold said, from other states.

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