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April 12, 2004 

FORT BRAGG -- Thousands of 82nd Airborne Division paratroopers deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan in the past two years, some of them taking hostile fire. Now the storied unit is exceeding its retention goals and re-enlisting soldiers in droves.

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