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Sunday, June 18, 2006

Janesville mom to join son in Mideast

Associated Press
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JANESVILLE -- Holly Miller is so proud of her son's military efforts that she decided to join him overseas.

The Janesville woman is a member of the Wisconsin Army National Guard 1158th Transportation Company. Miller, 38, leaves this week for an 18-month tour, including a year overseas in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.

"I'm not going to have my son go do something I, myself, wouldn't put myself in that same situation, so I'm showing him support, as well. I'm proud of him," Miller said.

Her 20-year-old son, Pfc. Eric Krueger Jr., left home in August for an eventual deployment to Kuwait...

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