Troops from Ft. Carson have been busy in recent weeks in Iraq. They’ve been seeing combat every day after a period of relative calm.

Families back home are ticking off the fifth month that their loved ones have been away. It will be another ten months before they come home.

Recently some soldiers families got together to celebrate a new program that helps them fight the long deployment blues, and keep them in shape at the same time. KCFR Health Reporter Eric Whitney has the story.

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