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Civilian Expeditionary Workforce: Civilians Train to Deploy

Published Feb. 22, 2011
Thousands of civilians with in-demand expertise volunteer each year to support wartime missions in Afghanistan and Iraq. But before their one-year deployment begins, they first must undergo rigorous training on Muscatatuck Urban Training Center and Camp Atterbury, Ind., where they learn everything from cultural sensitivities to military customs and courtesies - with a few live-fire exercises thrown into the midst.

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