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Wisconsin National Guard soldiers will help run prison camps

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New Richmond News
Wisconsin National Guard soldiers will help run prison camps
New Richmond Wisconsin 127 South Knowles Avenue 54017

Many of the Wisconsin National Guard soldiers who are soon heading to Iraq will help run the country's two largest prison camps.

Officials say about two-thirds of the 32-hundred troops will be at Camp Cropper near the airport in Baghdad, and Camp Bucca near Iraq's border with Kuwait.

The mobilization is the largest for the Wisconsin Army Guard since World War II. They've been training at Camp McGregor in New Mexico and much of their work involves the controlling of detainees who get out of control.

The camps are designed to rehabilitate prisoners who are considered low-risk. Most of them are Sunnis.

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