Tammy Duckworth’s husband called to Iraq.

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"Tammy Duckworth’s husband called to Iraq."

3_17_major_-duckworth_and_-captain_120—160shkl.JPG“The husband of Tammy Duckworth is being deployed to Iraq, where his wife lost her legs in a helicopter crash before making a bid for Congress. Brian Bowlsbey, 39, a longtime Illinois Guardsman, has not been sent there previously. … ‘It’s not something that we’re really eager to do, but it’s part of the job and we’ve trained for it for 19 years,” he said. ‘If you believe in the United States you stay in and you keep doing it and you accept the risk.'”

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