Most troops, DOD civilians to return from Ebola zones in Africa

February 11, 2015 11:38 AM

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NAPLES, Italy — The U.S. military will pull the bulk of its remaining personnel from Ebola zones in West Africa as spread of the disease has slowed and case numbers fallen, the Pentagon said late Tuesday.

Roughly 1,900 troops and civilian personnel remain in Liberia as part of Operation United Assistance, the military response to last summer’s outbreak of the deadly disease in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone. The task force finished its primary missions in recent months, including training health wo...

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