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114th Transportation Company Official Welcome Home Celebration

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
September 17, 2010

~ 114th Transportation Company Official Welcome Home Celebration~

Community, friends and family of the Duluth-based 114th Transportation Company will gather for a Welcome Home Celebration this Sunday, Sept 19, 2010, in Chisholm, MN  One hundred fifty-three Minnesota National Guard Soldiers returned in June to Minnesota following their 12-month deployment in support of Operation Enduring Freedom

The 114th Transportation Company is headquartered in Duluth, MN, with a detachment in Chisholm, MN
 
The 114th Transportation Company was stationed at the United States Marine Corps' Forward Operation Base Leatherneck and from there provided theatre convoy security and ground transport of mission essential supplies to the Marine Corps and other Coalition Forces throughout Afghanistan

One of the 114th Transportation Company most notable accomplishments occurred in March 2010 as part of Operation Lava During this operation the 114th Transportation Company worked extensively with British and Afghani forces to provide critical supplies and transportation to a British Army "Gurka" Unit in Helmand Provence

Editors:
MEMBERS OF THE MEDIA ARE INVITED to attend the welcome home celebration for these Soldiers
 
11:00 pm Sunday, September 19
Chisholm High School
300 3rd Ave SW
Chisholm, MN 55719

For more information on the 114th Transportation Company

http://www.minnesotanationalguard.org/114tc

For more information on the Minnesota National Guard visit us at www.MinnesotaNationalGuard.org 
 
FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT: Minnesota National Guard Public Affairs at mn.ng.web@mail.mil or call 651-282-4410

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