Nebraska soldiers mentoring Afghan police

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January 26, 2011 - 6:00pm

Several hundred Nebraska Army National Guard soldiers currently serving in Afghanistan have a very different mission. They're more teachers than fighters. Three of these soldiers recently talked by phone with Mike Tobias to offer a taste of this mission.

Visit the website for the NET News "Before the Battle" project to see how these soldiers trained before deployment and info on other missions.

Slideshow with images of soldiers from the 1-134th Cavalry in Afghanistan (photos courtesy NE Army National Guard)

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