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More Wis. National Guard members deploying to the Middle East

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MADISON (WKOW) -- Dozens of Wisconsin National Guard members based in Madison will be heading overseas.

The state Department of Military Affairs announced Monday that 85 members of the 1st Battalion, 147th Aviation's Headquarters Company and Companies D and E will deploy to the Middle East later this Spring. They be working to support Operation Inherent Resolve.

About 60 of their comrades are already overseas. Members of the 1st Battalion, 147th Aviation's Company A and part of Company D left in early February.

The two groups will serve in different capacities.

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