Saturday, February 2, 2008

Defense Secretary Visits Fort Campbell

Secretary of Defense Roberts Gates visited Fort Campbell yesterday to meet with the spouses of soldiers who are deployed and getting ready to deploy. This trip marked the first visit by the Secretary to Fort Campbell.

Gates met in private with spouses to hear their concerns and suggestions. 15 soldiers have died since the latest deployment began in October. The last month has been deadly with 8 soldiers beeing killed. More troops from Fort Campbell are getting ready to deploy again.

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