U.S. Army Mortuary Unit Deploys To Middle East

Va. Army mortuary unit deploys to Middle East (Army Times/AP, July 18, 2012):

PETERSBURG, Va. — More than 40 soldiers from Fort Lee are deploying to Kuwait and Afghanistan.

Officials at the Army base near Petersburg say the soldiers from the 111th Quartermaster Company left Wednesday for an at least six-month deployment.

The soldiers are part of one of the Army’s only two active duty mortuary affairs units.

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