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Report from the 3rd Infantry

NPR's Robert Siegel talks with NPR's Eric Westervelt, with the U.S. Army's 3rd Infantry Division. He says that despite sand storms, the division moved quickly into place today at an undisclosed location about 4 km from the Kuwait-Iraq border. Troops have been told that they most likely are going to combat soon.

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Eric Westervelt is a San Francisco-based correspondent for NPR's National Desk. He has reported on major events for the network from wars and revolutions in the Middle East and North Africa to historic wildfires and terrorist attacks in the U.S.
Prior to his retirement, Robert Siegel was the senior host of NPR's award-winning evening newsmagazine All Things Considered. With 40 years of experience working in radio news, Siegel hosted the country's most-listened-to, afternoon-drive-time news radio program and reported on stories and happenings all over the globe, and reported from a variety of locations across Europe, the Middle East, North Africa, and Asia. He signed off in his final broadcast of All Things Considered on January 5, 2018.