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Reserve Unit Returns to New Hampshire, Ending Long Stint

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Reserve Unit Returns to New Hampshire, Ending Long Stint

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Reserve Unit Returns to New Hampshire, Ending Long Stint

Reserve Unit Returns to New Hampshire, Ending Long Stint

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NPR's Melissa Block talks with Army Reserve Sgt. Steven Whittredge, of the 94th Military Police Company, and his mother, Gerri Whittredge. The 94th is one of the longest serving reserve units in the Iraq war, and the company returned to New Hampshire Wednesday. Whittredge says long, extended deployments like this may discourage reservists from staying in the military