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VFW Post 10818 members (left to right) Dave Sharretts, Ron Ebert and Dave Green, along with Ryan Schradle of the Youth Basketball Association, pose by some of the packaged boxes that will soon make their way to Afghanistan and into the hands of the soldiers with the 229th Horizontal Engineering Company.

More boxes sent to troops in Afghanistan

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A second round of boxes are on their way to the soldiers of the 229th Horizontal Engineering Company out of Platteville and Prairie du Chien, thanks to a few local organizations.


Thirty-three boxes were packaged and will be shipped this week.

The project, led by Dave Mehls, site manager of Freedom Park in New Richmond, was organized as a way to thank the members of the 229th Engineer Company from Platteville.

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