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Hawaii-based soldiers deploying to Kosovo

Wheeler Army Airfield Wheeler Army Airfield

WHEELER ARMY AIRFIELD (HawaiiNewsNow) - Dozens of soldiers will be deploying to Kosovo on Friday.

Officials say more than 40 soldiers from Company B 777th Aviation Support Battalion will support NATO operations.

A departure ceremony will be held at Wheeler Army Airfield.

Soldiers will help repair and maintain Blackhawk helicopters operating in and around Kosovo during the one-year mission.

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