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2011 - Best in Broadcasting News Award
Sat January 1, 2011
1st Place - Best News Story
They’ve trained at the Orchard Training Area fifteen miles south of Boise. They’ve spent some time on leave, at home with family and friends, saying goodbyes. Now they’re packing up their gear. Over the next three days, the Army National Guard’s 116th Cavalry Brigade Combat Team will fly to Mississippi, the next stage in their deployment mission. Boise State Public Radio’s Samantha Wright caught up with some of the citizen soldiers before they left home.