Afghan mud season a Guard challenge

Soldiers Skype with family, hunt bombs

Posted: December 31, 2012 at 4:51 a.m.

As snow and ice pounded the state last week, blowing out lights and dimming holiday spirits, Arkansas National Guardsmen halfway around the world continued to brave a war where one day blends into the next hunting for roadside bombs high in the mountains of Afghanistan.

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