SD National Guard unit to deploy to Cuba

RAPID CITY, S.D. – The South Dakota National Guard’s 235th Military Police Company has received a federal mobilization order for a 12-month deployment to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, beginning in January 2022.

About 115 Soldiers with the Rapid City and Sioux Falls-based unit will provide detention operations support to Joint Task Force Guantanamo.

The unit will report to Fort Bliss, Texas, to complete several weeks of training prior to deployment overseas. 

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