Longer Stints More Common in National Guard Being in the National Guard doesn't mean giving up a couple of weekends anymore -- longer stints are becoming more common across the globe. Oregon Public Broadcasting's Colin Fogarty reports on a group of National Guardsman from Oregon who found themselves stationed in Egypt's Sinai desert. (5:30)
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Longer Stints More Common in National Guard

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Longer Stints More Common in National Guard

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Longer Stints More Common in National Guard

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Being in the National Guard doesn't mean giving up a couple of weekends anymore — longer stints are becoming more common across the globe. Oregon Public Broadcasting's Colin Fogarty reports on a group of National Guardsman from Oregon who found themselves stationed in Egypt's Sinai desert. (5:30)