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MISSION TO AFGHANISTAN: Nevada Guard's transportation company drives streets of Kabul

CAMP PHOENIX, Afghanistan — When soldiers from the Nevada Army National Guard's 593rd Transportation Company set foot on Afghanistan soil in July, this marked a historical occasion for the Silver State's military.Since the Bush Administration launched its Global War on Terror in late 2001 after terrorists slammed passenger jets into the World Trade towers and the Pentagon, hundreds of Nevada servicemen and women have answered the call to deploy either to Iraq or Afghanistan or both. For the 593rd TC, the company's arrival in Afghanistan became symbolic as the unit became the first in Nevada to serve deployments to both …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Dec 11, 2012 03:13AM Published Dec 9, 2012 03:19AM Copyright 2012 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.