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Gov. Malloy to meet with CT National Guard soldiers being deployed to Afghanistan

September 17, 2012 Local News No Comments

U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. John Anderson, 727th Expeditionary Air Control Squadron Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning non-commissioned officer in charge, tests the voltage of an air conditioning unit Aug. 23, 2012. Anderson, of Moodus, CT, is deployed to the 380th Air Expeditionary Wing from the Connecticut Air Guard. Photo used by permission of Defense Video & Imagery Distribution System, photo by Master Sgt. Scott MacKay, Aug. 23 2012, ID 651033

On Tuesday, Sept. 18, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman will participate in a send-off ceremony for National Guard soldiers being deployed to Afghanistan.

A total of 230 members of the 104th Aviation Regiment and the 1048th Transportation Company (based in Stratford) are being deployed. The ceremony begins at 5 p.m. and will be held at the William A. O’Neill State Armory at 360 Broad St., in Hartford.

Earlier in the day, at 12:30 p.m., Gov. Malloy will be the guest speaker at a meeting of the Darien League of Women Voters, to talk about efforts to increase voter turnout in Connecticut. The event will be held at the Country Club of Darien, 300 Mansfield Ave., in Darien.

Posted September 17, 2012

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