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New Fort Campbell memorial ground-breaking to take place on may 21

Ground-breaking ceremony to take place. (Source: AP) Ground-breaking ceremony to take place. (Source: AP)
FORT CAMPBELL, KY (KFVS) -

The 101st Airborne Division will break ground on a new memorial honoring fallen Soldiers of the unit on Monday, May 21 at Fort Campbell Air Force base in Kentucky.

They will also perform a colors-casing ceremony in preparation for the unit's upcoming deployment to Afghanistan.

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The ground-breaking ceremony will begin at 10:30 a.m. and the colors-casing ceremony will begin at 1:30 p.m.

The brigade commander, Col. Stanley Sliwinski, will be available to speak with media members following the ceremonies.

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