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Minnesota National Guard announces upcoming deployment for 187 Soldiers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
April 21, 2009


One hundred and eighty-seven Soldiers from the Duluth-based 114th Transportation Company (114th TC), will leave for training in June, 2009 for a one-year deployment in support of Operation Enduring Freedom

The 114th Transportation Company will provide theatre convoy security and ground transport of mission essential supplies to Coalition Forces throughout Afghanistan

The 114th Transportation Company is headquartered in Duluth, MN with a Detachment in Chisholm, MN

Members of the media are invited to attend the press conference to formally announce the deployment of the 114th Transportation Company on Thursday, April 23 at 11:00 am

The press conference will take place at the Duluth Armory at 4015 Airpark Boulevard Duluth, MN 55811-5793

For more information on the Minnesota National Guard visit www.MinnesotaNationalGuard.org

For updates to this release, visit www.MinnesotaNationalGuard.org/pr

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT: Minnesota National Guard Public Affairs at mn.ng.web@mail.mil or call 651-282-4410

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114th Transportation Company Deployment Information

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