Minnesota Soldiers Headed To Afghanistan

Sunday, July 22nd, 2012 at 10:02 am

More than 200 people were in St. Cloud on Friday to send off  53 soldiers who are deploying to Afghanistan.

The C Company 2-211th General Support Aviation Battalion of the Minnesota National Guard is an air ambulance company and will provide medical evacuation support with its UH-60 Blackhawk helicopters.

The send off was at the St. Cloud Army Aviation Support Facility on Friday.

The soldiers will be deployed for a year.


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