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SMYRNA, Tenn. (AP) -- About 150 soldiers from the Tennessee Army National Guard will deploy Thursday from Smyrna, Tenn., with Afghanistan the final destination.
The Nashville-based 230th Signal Company will leave the Volunteer Training Site and mobilize first to Fort Bliss, Texas. Part of the unit will first go to Iraq before Afghanistan, then meet up with the majority of the unit later in the year.
Capt. Stephen Haley, unit commander, said the unit specializes in network infrastructure and is highly specialized in fiber optics and network capabilities. He said it's the only Army National Guard unit of its kind in the country.
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