HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Greater than 70 members of the Connecticut Nationwide Guard are heading to Poland as a part of ongoing U.S. navy preparedness workout routines with European allies.
A send-off ceremony was held Sunday on the state armory in Hartford for the Danbury-based 142nd Space Help Medical Co., which will probably be supporting Operation Atlantic Resolve over the following yr by offering medical care.
“This has been an extremely busy two years for the 142nd and I can not overstate the complexity of making ready for a deployment whereas going through the virus, combating it, and supporting their communities,” Maj. Gen. Francis Evon, adjutant common of the Connecticut Nationwide Guard, mentioned in a press release.
Atlantic Resolve has rotated U.S. troops throughout greater than a dozen nations in Europe since 2014 in efforts to extend readiness and coordination with NATO and European allies, based on the navy. Roughly 7,000 American troops are deployed within the effort at any given time, officers say.
Gov. Ned Lamont mentioned the Nationwide Guard has been offered key assist within the state through the coronavirus pandemic and thanked the troops heading to Poland for his or her dedication and professionalism.
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