Kentucky Air Guard to deploy to Persian Gulf region

Kentucky Air National Guard

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Air National Guard says more than 40 soldiers are deploying to the Persian Gulf region to assist Afghan security forces.

A statement says troops are scheduled to depart from Louisville on Friday and head to an undisclosed base where they will help with training, advising and counterterrorism operations.

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The airmen are replacing soldiers who deployed in February and are expected to return in July.


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