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Army Reservists heading to Africa to join Ebola fight
Army Reservists heading to Africa to join Ebola fight

A pair of Army Reserve units from Maryland are being mobilized to aid U.S. efforts to tackle the deadly Ebola outbreak in West Africa, officials said Monday, as the Pentagon prepares to extend its humanitarian mission into next year. The military has deployed about 2,200 troops since September to support relief efforts by the U.S. Agency for International Development. The new round of mobilizations — which total 2,100 Reservists and National Guardsmen nationwide — indicate that the military's battle against Ebola could stretch well into 2015. Officials have not laid out a timeline or end date for U.S. involvement. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has said the military...

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