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BAMBERG, Germany — Registration for the 5th annual 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team “Running of the Herd” event will be held from Oct. 15-25, according to unit officials.

The 24-hour relay will take place Nov. 8 on Warner Barracks in Bamberg and is open to anyone. The event commemorates the 1,792 soldiers from the 173rd who died in conflicts from Vietnam to the present, according to event information. The unit was established in 1963.

Interested teams of seven can register by completing the entry form available on the unit’s website and emailing it to Capt. Julie Welch at julie.welch@eur.army.mil. Entry fee is $10 per person or $70 per team.

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