Wisconsin National Guard’s 829th Engineer Co. is back in Afghanistan shutting down America’s longest war.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Members of Wisconsin National Guard’s 829th Engineer Co., now stationed in Afghanistan, wonder if they will be sent to Iraq next.
Meg Jones offers news and notes from her 2014 visit to Wisconsin troops in Afghanistan.
Wisconsin National Guard troops stay in touch with their families via Facebook, Skype, phone calls and email.
Members of the Wisconsin National Guard's 829th Engineer Co. have been in Afghanistan since early June. The weeks on Camp Marmal’s landscape blend into each other.
Newlyweds Ashlee Volk and Seth McKenzie are both in Afghanistan with the Wisconsin National Guard, but they serve in different platoons stationed in different places.
Four Wisconsin National Guard soldiers who served nine months in Afghanistan in 2012-13 have returned less than a year later to help pack up the Afghan War.
Among the 30,000 American troops in Afghanistan are those of the Wisconsin National Guard 829th Engineer Co., whose members are helping to shut down bases and pack up a war.
Convoys in combat zones soon could include remotely controlled vehicles, which intrigues Wisconsin National Guard members helping to wind down the war in Afghanistan.
MIlwaukee Journal Sentinel reporter Meg Jones and Pulitzer Center photographer Meghan Dhaliwal embed with a Wisconsin National Guard unit in Afghanistan who are busy packing up a war.
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