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July 11, 2016 11:04 PM

California veterans say leaving bases in north Iraq opened door to Islamic State

An air base near Islamic State-held Mosul once housed hundreds of Central Valley soldiers

The airfield will be a hub for Iraqi and American troops to attack Islamic State

National Guard veterans remember the base as a desolate but safe place

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