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Leaving for Iraq

By CANDY K. BURTON

Doug Ekker prepares to leave for Iraq.

Doug Ekker will be leaving Green River to serve as a firefighter in Iraq. He will be working for a private company contracted by the United States government to fight fires on United States military bases.

Ekker has served seven years as a Green River Firefighter. He is also an Intermediate Emergency Medical Technician and has served with Green River Ambulance Services for the past five years. When I asked Doug why he wanted to do this, he said, "I want to be able to serve our troops, firefighting and EMS are what I know best."

Green River Ambulance Services would like to send our prayers and love with Doug while he is gone.





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