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Injured Soldiers Protest Redeployment

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Injured Soldiers Protest Redeployment

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Injured Soldiers Protest Redeployment

Injured Soldiers Protest Redeployment

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Some soldiers of the Army's 3rd Infantry at Fort Benning, Ga., say they are being redeployed to Iraq, despite being injured. According to medical records, some of those being sent back into duty are not in good enough condition to wear their body armor. Mark Benjamin, who has written about the story for the online magazine Salon, talks with Madeleine Brand.