North Dakota-based Army Reserves Unit to Serve Overseas

Fort Bliss front.

FARGO, N.D. — More than 150 members of a Fargo-based Army Reserves unit are heading for duty in the Middle East.

The 461st Engineer Company will travel to Fort Bliss, Texas, this weekend for final training before deploying to Kuwait. The soldiers also might see duty in Jordan, Afghanistan and Iraq.

A send-off ceremony was held Friday on the North Dakota State University campus.

The unit has members from North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota, Montana and Wisconsin.

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