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National Guard soldiers due in Afghanistan in winter

National Guard soldiers due in Afghanistan in winter

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Sep 25, 2018 - 08:41

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): Hundreds of National Guard soldiers from an Appleton-based unit are being deployed to Afghanistaninfo-icon this winter, Fox News reported on Monday.

The soldiers are from the 2nd Battalion, 127th Infantry, according to the Wisconsin National Guard. It has companies based in Clintonville, Green Bay, Fond du Lac, Marinette, Ripon and Waupun.

The soldiers, numbering almost 400, will be part of the NATOinfo-icon-led Resolute Support mission in Afghanistan. The National Guard said the soldiers would leave sometime in winter. The deployment will last about a year.

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