FORT SNELLING, Minn. (AP) — An Army Reserves unit based at Fort Snelling is heading to Afghanistan to support the U.S. military operation in that country.

The 644th Regional Support Group consists of about 25 soldiers. They Army Reserve will recognize those soldiers and their families in a farewell ceremony on Saturday at 1 p.m. at the U.S. Army Reserve Center at Fort Snelling.

The soldiers in the group provide administrative and personnel support. They will be charged with delivering training teams to several military schools in Afghanistan. Those are the Religious and Cultural Affairs School, Bridmal Sergeant Major Academy and the National Military Academy of Afghanistan.

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Comments (5)
  1. Your Brother says:

    Thank you for being great Americans

  2. what happened? says:

    Thank you brave soldiers!!!

    How come everyone is so darn quiet about “pulling out of the countries” now that we have Obama. Weren’t you all upset about that, and he was going to bring “change.” Same old, people, except now you’re quiet about it.

  3. Free beer says:

    Yeah, thanks for your service.

    Obama should give back the Nobel Peace prize, he didn’t earn it anyway, but he expanding the war. Come to think of it, how many wars we in now?

    Martin Luther King would be marching in the streets against Obama

  4. Crystal says:

    God Bless my baby brother as he prepares for this deployment with TF Scorpion. You will be in my prayers every day! I love you so much! Good luck 644th RSG!

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