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To maximize campaign time, Brown will serve Guard duty piecemeal

Senator Scott Brown, a member of the Army National Guard, will forgo a typical two-week block of summer training this year and instead serve the days individually next month at the Pentagon, a change that should prevent a long absence from the campaign trail while he seeks reelection.

The decision is a marked contrast to how the Massachusetts Republican fulfilled his commitment last year.

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