Governor Walker to Attend Farewell for Guard Team

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

Gov. Scott Walker plans to attend a farewell ceremony for a group of Wisconsin Army National Guard soldiers headed to Afghanistan.

Sixteen soldiers from the newly formed 104th Security Force Advise and Assist team are set to depart Monday for a one-year mission mentoring Afghan border police. The farewell ceremony is set for 8 a.m. at the Wisconsin National Guard's Madison headquarters.

Following the ceremony the soldiers will head to Camp Shelby in Mississippi for several weeks of training. They'll then move to Fort Polk in Louisiana for mission-specific training. They're expected to leave for Afghanistan in early January.


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