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Army Camp Gives Children A Taste Of Deployment

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Army Camp Gives Children A Taste Of Deployment

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Army Camp Gives Children A Taste Of Deployment

Army Camp Gives Children A Taste Of Deployment

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An Army brigade in Fort Lewis, Wash., has run what it believes to be the first "deployment camp" for children, aged 6 to 12, in the U.S. Army.

The children were given a two-day experience of what their parents go through before and during deployment to Iraq.

Shirley Skeel reports for member station KPLU.