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The lives of present and future Routt County veterans

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Birch last deployed to Iraq in 2008, and he spent 191 days in Kirkuk, where he was charged with protecting an air base from insurgent attacks.

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Veterans returning home from combat readjust to civilian life in Routt County

After more than a decade of deployments to the Middle East, soldiers are learning to adapt to life away from the war zone.


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