February 07. 2013 9:09AM

Deployment ceremony for guardsmen rescheduled to Sunday

CONCORD - Due to a forecasted winter storm, the deployment ceremony for the 237th Military Police Company, New Hampshire Army National Guard, has been rescheduled to Sunday, Feb. 10, at the Southern New Hampshire University field house, 2500 River Road, Manchester.

The ceremony begins at 2 p.m. The public is encouraged to attend.

The 237th MPs, known as the "Regulators," are deploying to Afghanistan for nine months in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. Comprised of 110 soldiers, the company will train at Fort Bliss, Texas, for two months before departing to Khost Province where it will mentor Afghan National Police and conduct joint presence patrols to locate and defeat enemy insurgents.