Associated Press, Published October 23 2012
About 30 ND Guard members leaving soon for Guantanamo BayFARGO — About 30 North Dakota Army National Guard soldiers are gearing up for a year of duty in Cuba.
The soldiers with the 191st Military Police Company will join about 120 U.S. Army reservists as part of a much larger force at the U.S. Navy base in Guantanamo Bay. Their mission at the high-security prison will begin after they finish final training at Fort Bliss in Texas.
A send-off ceremony is scheduled Saturday at the Armed Forces Reserve Center in Fargo.
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