Reviewing the troops

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Sen. Joni Ernst (R-Iowa), the first female combat veteran to serve in the U.S. Senate and a former Iowa Army National Guard member, and Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) visited with the men and women of the Iowa National Guard who have been deployed to Washington, D.C. for the presidential inauguration ceremony this week. Ernst administered the oath of office to 20 National Guard soldiers re-enlisting in the United States Army. “I was honored to meet with members of the Iowa National Guard who are in Washington to provide security for this week’s inauguration. I have the utmost faith in their capabilities and commitment to their mission, and I thank them for their service to our country,” Grassley said


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