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Cartersville Soldier Deploys to Afghanistan

Specialist Matthew Crane is performing duties in support of his brigade's mission in and around Kabul.

A Cartersville soldier has been sent to Afghanistan, according to a Georgia Department of Defense press release.

A member of the Georgia Army National Guard, Specialist Matthew Crane has deployed to the Islamic republic in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. 

Crane will join the Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 648th Maneuver Enhanced Brigade unit in theater where they have been since January 2012. 

His assignment will have Crane performing duties in support of the brigade's mission in and around Kabul.

Kim Barnes May 02, 2012 at 12:35 PM
Thank you so much for doing this type of story! As a mother of a Cartersville soldier who is also deployed at this time, it is nice that we recognize our local HERO's..... Thank you SPC Matthew Crane for willingly serving your country!
Scrumpty a la cart May 02, 2012 at 03:27 PM
I join in saying a very heartfelt THANK YOU to SPC Crane for serving his country. My you come home safe, sound & soon.
Margaret McCoury May 02, 2012 at 10:48 PM
Thank you so much for what you do for the USA. Our thoughts and prayers are with you, Be careful and come home safe and sound. We love you Bodie. !!! Margaret and Bryan
Mark Simpson May 03, 2012 at 12:03 AM
Mom and Dad love you and are very proud of you Bodie!
paula May 03, 2012 at 01:04 AM
What a wonderful young man he has become. I am a very proud mother. Just please be safe!

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