Eight Bangor Guardsmen Get To Go Fight In The War We’re Not Having

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Bangor guardsmanBANGOR, Maine — The day after President Barack Obama told the country that the U.S. would be leaving Afghanistan, a contingency [SIC] of eight from the Maine Army National Guard’s Detachment 14 are leaving for a year deployment in the war-ravaged country. Gov. Paul LePage, congressional representatives, Staff Sgt. Darrell Stevens, senior warrant officer for the Guard, Brig. Gen. James Campbell and Command Sgt. Maj. Terrance Harris were on hand for the send-off ceremony for Operational Support Airlift Command, or OSACOM, Detachment 14. “I may be the governor, but you are doing the hard work,” the governor told the deploying soldiers. “I wish each and every one of you a safe journey. Hurry back.” (read more at Bangor Daily News)