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(WBIR) They're not in Knoxville, but they're showing their Volunteer pride all the way from Iraq.

Jacob Byrge, Luke Stair, Logan Flowers, Marshall McDonnell, Dallas Snow, Dominque DeGraffenried, David Rolfe, Danny Melton, Nick Waagmeester, and Derek Ray Kuhlenschmidt are all members of the 844th Engineer Battalion currently stationed in Baghdad. The Army Reserve unit is headquartered in Knoxville, but provides support to humanitarian and peace-keeping missions around the world.

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The unit is keeping a close eye on the Vols and Lady Vols in the Big Dance from thousands of miles away.

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The Lady Vols will play St. John's in the NCAA tournament in Thompson-Boling Arena at 9 p.m. Monday.

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