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Associated Press, Published August 31 2009

Pawlenty, Klobuchar to address troops at Fort Snelling

ST. PAUL – Gov. Tim Pawlenty and Sen. Amy Klobuchar are scheduled to speak at the deployment ceremony for another 130 soldiers from Minnesota. It’s this afternoon at Fort Snelling.

The soldiers are from the 372nd Engineer Brigade of the Army Reserve. They are going to Afghanistan on Operation Timberwolf.

While there, they will build and repair military facilities, bridges and roads. They will also mentor members of the Afghan National Army.

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