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First permanent ‘homeland security’ assignment for active duty US troops

First permanent assignment of an active-duty military unit to ‘homeland defense’ is starting on October 1rst. The 3rd Infantry Division’s 1st Brigade Combat Team has spent 35 of the last 60 months in Iraq patrolling in full battle rattle, helping restore essential services and escorting supply convoys. Now they’re training for the same mission — [...]