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Alabama Guard unit to train forces in Afghanistan

According to Army Sgt. Katrina Timmons, a Guard spokeswoman, a
16 member team will deploy in June and serve about 9 months
overseas.

Timmons said the unit will train Afghan soldiers and police
officers.

Another team of Alabama-based soldiers are in Afghanistan
performing a similar mission.

Timmons said the unit could return to the state sometime in the next two months.


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