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844th Brigade heads to Kuwait

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MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - The 844th Horizontal Engineer company of the National Guard is set to depart today for a year of work in Kuwait.

Members from the Arklamiss will left this morning at 10 AM to head to Pineville to get ready to leave on their mission.

In West Monroe this morning, residents lined Thomas Road with yellow ribbons and flags in a show of support to the men and women who will serve.

The group will have a departure ceremony Sunday in Alexandria.

Tune in to KNOE 8 News at noon, 5, and 6 for more details.

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