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July 25, 2011KANSAS CITY, MO |  By: Wayman

548th Royals Tribute

The August 6th Kansas City Royals game will be a special one for the 548th transportation company from Trenton.

About 170 of the National Guard's citizen soldiers based there will be "Attending" the game from Afghanistan via satellite hook-ups. The soldiers of the 548th will also be showcased on the stadium's Jumbotron as the game is shown on the Fox Sports Kansas City Network and worldwide on the American Forces Network. Staff sergeant Angela Scobee of the 548th company has served overseas and is currently stationed in Trenton, keeping in touch with her comrades over in Afghanistan. She says the event with the Royals will be a morale boost for everyone involved.

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About 550 family members are expected to be at the game, which again is August 6th at starting at 6:10 in the evening in Kansas City or 3 in the morning in Afghanistan.