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Stress of U.S. Troop Deployments Worries Experts

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Stress of U.S. Troop Deployments Worries Experts

Stress of U.S. Troop Deployments Worries Experts

Stress of U.S. Troop Deployments Worries Experts

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Members of Congress and military experts are concerned that the U.S. Army is being strained by extended tours of duty in Iraq and Afghanistan. More than half of the Army's 33 active duty combat brigades are in those countries or preparing to deploy there. Hear NPR's Eric Westervelt.