Army's 3rd Infantry Faces Another Hitch in Iraq Early next year, the division that took Baghdad will begin a third deployment in Iraq. Soldiers and officers are finishing training and saying goodbye to their families -- again.
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Army's 3rd Infantry Faces Another Hitch in Iraq

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Army's 3rd Infantry Faces Another Hitch in Iraq

Army's 3rd Infantry Faces Another Hitch in Iraq

Army's 3rd Infantry Faces Another Hitch in Iraq

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Sgt. 1st Class Bart Owen will soon depart for his third deployment to Iraq. He is pictured with his wife, Jane Stetson, and 2-year-old daughter JoJo. Kathy Lohr, NPR hide caption

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Early next year, the division that took Baghdad will begin a third deployment in Iraq. Soldiers and officers are finishing training and saying goodbye to their families -- again.

The 3rd Infantry Division is based at Fort Stewart, Georgia. About 4,000 soldiers are preparing to leave in mid-January. They are headed to Anbar province, one of the most dangerous areas in Iraq.