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Members of Harrisburg National Guard spend Memorial Day in France

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Members of the Army National Guard unit based in Harrisburg spent memorial day weekend in France, remembering World War I.

Soldiers with the 28th infantry division visited the Meuse-Argonne cemetery and memorial as the French and American national anthems played.

Brigadier General John Gronski laid a wreath at the Pennsylvania memorial there with Division Command Sergeant Major Christopher Kepner looking on and Command Sergeant Major Jeff Tracey saluted the grave site of his great uncle, a 3rd division medic who was killed in WWI.

The 28th infantry had just wrapped up three weeks of NATO training exercises in France.

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