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Seabees head to Haiti

GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) - Seabees from Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 7 will deploy to Haiti as part of the U.S. aid to the island country. They are expected to remain about six months.

Rob Mims, public affairs officer for the Naval Construction Battalion Center, tells The Sun Herald 85 Seabees and 690 short tons of mainly street-cleaning equipment are being sent to help with the cleanup of debris.

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