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Oklahoma’s 45th Feeling Sense of Urgency In Training Ukrainian Soldiers

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Col. David Jordan, Commander, 45th Infantry Col. David Jordan, Commander, 45th Infantry

Oklahoma's 45th Infantry Brigade is now in Ukraine to help train Ukrainian soldiers.

Other NATO allies, such as Poland, England, Canada, and Lithuania, are involved in this is a multinational training mission. Russia remains a threat to Ukraine because of its support for rebels in Eastern Ukraine.

4/14/17 Related Story: Help From The Heartland: The Soul of Ukraine

Officially, the mission is to make the Ukrainian army "NATO inter-operable" by 2020. This is a yearlong mission for the 45th. Several soldiers based out of Stillwater are expected to be home in July or August.

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