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Training with the Georgia National Guard

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Members of the Georgia National Guard's 48th Brigade run through a smoke screen during a combat training exercise in Ft. Stewart, Ga. Eric Westervelt, NPR hide caption

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Some 40 percent of American troops in Iraq are members of the National Guard or Reserve. Among those troops preparing for deployment is the 48th Brigade of the Georgia National Guard.