12/20/2008 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Beau Biden Heads To Iraq

Beau Biden, son of Vice President-elect Joe Biden, left the United States this morning en route to Iraq, ABC News has learned.

Biden and his unit -- the 261st Signal Brigade -- left Ft. Bliss, Texas, at 11 a.m. local time, Delaware National Guard deputy public affairs officer Nathan Bright told ABC News.

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