FARGO, N.D. (AP) — A send-off is planned Sunday for members of a North Dakota National Guard unit based in Fargo.
Fifteen members of the North Dakota Army National Guard’s 231st Brigade Support Battalion Logistical Support Element are going on a yearlong deployment.READ MORE: Semi Driver Killed In I-94 Crash In St. Michael, State Patrol Says
The soldiers will travel overseas to provide logistical support to U.S. Central Command units, including the management of supply, maintenance, transportation and cargo movement activities. They have completed a number of pre-certification trainings and tests to prepare for the mission.READ MORE: Man Charged With Murder In Gunfight-Turned-Crash That Killed Autumn Merrick, 18
The soldiers, all of whom belong to the unit headquarter in Fargo, are from five North Dakota and Minnesota cities.
The send-off ceremony is set to be held in Fargo on Sunday afternoon. Gov. Jack Dalrymple and Maj. Gen. David Sprynczynatyk, North Dakota adjutant general, will speak at the event.MORE NEWS: Stray Bullets Hit Daycare, Multiple Homes In Brooklyn Park
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