Official send-off Tuesday for National Guard troops from Litchfield, Minn., armory bound for Afghanistan
LITCHFIELD — An official deployment ceremony was held Sunday at the Litchfield Civic Arena for a Litchfield-based Minnesota National Guard unit that will leave Tuesday for a year-long deployment to Afghanistan.
The 849th Mobility Augmentation Company will complete pre-deployment training in Ft. Bliss, Texas, prior to deploying this fall to Afghanistan.
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