9:35am

Thu January 29, 2009
WVAS Local

Some Alabama Troops are

Montgomery, Alabama – MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Another group of Alabama Army National
Guard personnel are preparing to deploy to Afghanistan.
According to Army Sgt. Katrina Timmons, a Guard spokeswoman, a
16 member team will deploy in June and serve about 9 months
overseas.
Timmons said the unit will train Afghan soldiers and police
officers.
Another team of Alabama-based soldiers are in Afghanistan
performing a similar mission. Timmons said the unit could return to
the state sometime in the next two months.


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