PHOTO GALLERY: Camp Shelby, Wednesday August 25th

KCRG's Mark Geary (right) and Dane Firkus record a voiceover as they edit video packages from a forward operating base housing the Iowa National Guard's Bravo Company, 1-133rd Infantry at Camp Shelby on Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2010, near Hattiesburg, Miss. (Jim Slosiarek)


By Becky Ogann

Nearly 3,000 Iowa National Guard soldiers are training this month in Mississippi. It’s part of their preparation for the Iowa Guard’s largest deployment since World War II, one that will eventually send those soldiers to Afghanistan. KCRG-TV9 is with soldiers in the Iowa National Guard all this week at Camp Shelby, Mississippi to show what it takes to train for this historic mission.

Check out the photos from Wednesday, August 25th

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