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Longest serving combat unit in Iraq denied benefits on technicality.

By Scott Goldberg, KARE-TV, Minneapolis, Minnesota  Posted by Munich (about the submitter)     Permalink       (Page 1 of 1 pages)
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When they came home from Iraq, 2,600 members of the Minnesota National Guard had been deployed longer than any other ground combat unit.
The tour lasted 22 months and had been extended as part of President Bush's surge.
And 1st Lt. Jon Anderson says never expected to come home to this: A government refusing to pay education benefits he says he should have earned under the GI bill.

 

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