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WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 2014  06:33:06 AM

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Soldiers completing controlled monitoring
JOINT BASE LANGLEY-EUSTIS, Va. - Eight Soldiers from Joint Base Langley-Eustis’ 688th Rapid Port Opening Element are completing their 21-day controlled monitoring period at Langley Air Force Base after returning from Liberia. Two remaining Soldiers from the base are still in Liberia and will undergo similar monitoring at Fort Bliss when they return in the coming days, officials said. The Soldiers of the 688th Rapid Port Opening Element, referred to as an RPOE, were the first U.S. troops on the ground in Liberia’s capital city, Monrovia, and paved the way for the flood of international medical assistance flowing into the country as a result of President Barack Obama’s Sept. 16 announcement, making West Africa’s Ebola epidemic and humanitarian crisis a top national security priority for t...
 
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