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Today's show is a two-fer!
1st scheduled guest is Miyoko Hikiji. Miyoko is an Iowa native who served as an active duty soldier from 1995-98. She was a supply clerk and armorer in Air Defense Artillery, stationed at Fort Polk LA and Fort Bliss TX. She returned home after completing her initial enlistment, joined the Iowa Army National Guard and deployed as a truck driver with the 2133rd Transportation Company in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Miyoko completed over 70 supply convoy, security and raid missions throughout the northwest quadrant of Iraq. Simultaneously she worked as the unit correspondant and administrative sergeant. Miyoko earned two B.S. degrees from Iowa State University in 2004 - journalism and mass communication and psychology. Her war memoir All I Could Be: My Story as a Woman Warrior in Iraq wll be released in May thorugh History Publishing.