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Members of the Umatilla Veterans Crew, firefighters with the USDA Forest Service, relax Sept. 9, 2022, along Upper Imnaha Road after a stint on the fire line of the Double Creek Fire.

What do you do when your hitch in the military fighting for your country is up? Take on a new fight, against wildfires.

At least that’s what the members of the Umatilla Veterans Crew are doing battling the Double Creek Fire near Imnaha.

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