National Guard plans sendoff for members of the 237th Military Police Company
MANCHESTER - The New Hampshire Army National Guard will hold a sendoff Friday for the members of 237th Military Police Company, who are being sent to Afghanistan on a nine-month deployment.
The ceremony will be at 6 p.m. in the field house at Southern New Hampshire University.
The 110 soldiers of the 237th MPs, known as the "Regulators," will train for two months at Fort Bliss, Texas, before heading to Afghanistan's Khost province.
There will be 77 soldiers making their first deployment with the unit, which is split between armories in Concord, Lebanon and Plymouth. Staff Sgt. William Roth will be on his fifth deployment.