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RI National Guard Unit Returns from 10 Month Deployment

RI National Guard Unit Returns from 10 Month Deployment

The Warren, RI based 169th Military Police Company will return this Saturday, June 15th to the Quonset Air National Guard Base from their deployment in Kandahar, Afghanistan which began on September 18th of last year.  The 140 unit members were tasked with conducting missions  in support of Operation Enduring Freedom and were responsible for the protection of personnel, equipment, and facilities in several locations throughout the theater of operations.

The unit initially left for individual and unit training on August 10th 2012 at Camp Shelby, Mississippi before shipping overseas. The MP Company will arrive at Quonset Saturday at approximately 8:45a.am.

 

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