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Two die in Highway 33 accident north of Cloquet Thursday

Crazy Troop soldiers Sgt. Aaron Watnemoe of Superior, Wis., and Private Kyle Cotrell of Proctor stand beside their combat gear and armored vehicle in anticipation of a required pre-mission inspection just before departing on a security mission into Northern Iraq. The inspection ensures all required gear and safety equipment is mission ready to protect the soldiers during the lengthy missions throughout the Iraqi theatre of operations. Photo contributed by SFC Troy R. Smith

Catching up with Crazy Troop

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A lot has happened since the incredible sendoff the soldiers of Crazy Troop, 1-94 CAV received at the Cloquet Armory in May. Shortly after their local goodbyes, the soldiers departed for mobilization training at Fort McCoy, Wis., before departing for overseas. The soldiers knew that significantly more intensified training awaited them, but most were not prepared for what Mother Nature had in store.


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