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Care packages are being assembled for members of Kilo Company, 3rd Battalion, 7th Marines, which includes Woodbury resident Joshua Hanson, shown here with his father Glen and brothers Jordan and Jacob. The unit is stationed in Afghanistan. Submitted photo

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Joshua Hanson doesn't have a pillow to sleep on.

When he and the other members of his Marine Corps unit bed down at night in Afghanistan, they improvise by stuffing loose clothes in a pillowcase.

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They don't complain.

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Mike Longaecker
Mike Longaecker is the regional public safety reporter for RiverTown Multimedia. His coverage area spans St. Croix and Pierce counties. Longaecker served from 2011-2015 as editor of the Woodbury Bulletin. A University of Wisconsin-River Falls graduate, Longaecker previously reported for the Red Wing Republican Eagle and for the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau. You can follow him on Twitter at @Longaecker
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