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Special send-off for Pendleton National Guard group

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RICHLAND, Wash--  A Pendleton National Guard unit is headed for training before going to Afghanistan.  Wednesday, a dozen people lined the side of I-82 to send them off. 

The 185th Aviation National Guard will serve a few months overseas after they get the proper training.  People we spoke with today say it's important to let them know our thoughts are with them.

"I'm a WWII veteran and I know how it feels," says Jo Anderson.  "It really helps to give them the knowledge that they know we're behind them."

The group is headed to Fort Lewis then Fort Hood, before heading overseas. 

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