Guard engineer unit prepares for deployment

Aug 23, 2012 The Associated Press

CHEYENNE -- A Wyoming Army National Guard unit is preparing for a mobilization to assist with security forces missions in Bahrain next year.

The 133rd Engineer Company is based out of the Laramie armory. It will report to Camp Shelby, Miss., for training prior to deployment in April 2013.

Guard Mobilization Officer Maj. Dean Hunhoff says the deployment order calls for 162 soldiers to be on federal active duty orders for 400 days.

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