Ala. National Guard logistics team called to active duty, to deploy to Afghanistan

Alabama National Guard
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The Alabama Army National Guard’s (ANG) Joint Force Headquarters Forward Logistics Team Six based out of Montgomery, Ala. has been called to active duty.

20 ANG soldiers will be deployed to various locations across Afghanistan to teach, assist and advise the Afghan National Security Forces on logistics as it relates to sustaining a force.

Each member of the Forward Logistics Team Six team is highly specialized in their functional area and will work with the Ministry of Defense and Ministry of Interior levels of the Afghan government

The general public is invited and encouraged to attend the departure ceremony at the Alabama National Guard headquarters building located at 1720 Congressman Dickinson Drive, at 10:30 a.m. on Thurs., Dec. 7.

More than 24,000 Alabama National Guard personnel have been called active duty since 9/11. The ANG remains a top contributor among the nation’s National Guard organizations.