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Jermont Montgomery

The Iraq war is into its fourth year and casualties continue to mount. The list of those who have died shows Latinos are heavily on the front lines. In Chicago's African American neighborhoods, fewer young men and women are interested in fighting in the Iraq conflict. Meanwhile, as the military continues to turn to the Latino community for recruits, the number of Latino immigrants in the U.S armed forces is increasing.

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