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Ariz. National Guard company set for deployment

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Posted: Friday, January 25, 2013 8:07 am | Updated: 11:56 am, Fri Jan 25, 2013.

The 819th Engineer Company of the Arizona Army National Guard is set for deployment to Afghanistan.

Officials say a send-off ceremony for the 100 soldiers is set for Sunday morning at the Army Aviation Support Facility in Phoenix.

The group will first head to Fort Bliss, Texas, for a month of training before heading overseas.

The 819th Company's main mission will be to clear routes while supporting coalition forces, including detecting and neutralizing unexploded bombs and improvised explosive devices.

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