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Fern Broshar, 93, of Centerville and the mother of retired Col. Robert D. Broshar has been very busy the last few months. She crocheted more than 100 beanie caps for the soldiers to wear under their helmets and on Jan. 26 presented one to each of the men who deployed with the 833rd Engineer Company to Afghanistan. The 833rd Engineer Company from Ottumwa deployed to Afghanistan for one year on Jan 28. Pictured is Fern Broshar and Capt. Kiel Archer, commander of the 833rd Engineer Company, standing in front of the unit outfitted with their skull caps.

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