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Mo. National Guard soldiers to deploy to Qutar

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Soldiers from southeast Missouri will be deployed to Qutar in September.

More than 450 soldiers with the Missouri National Guard under the command of the 175th Military Police Battalion and Lt. Col. Sharon Martin will be deployed.

The unit will spend a year in Qatar providing security for military bases and personnel.

Qutar is located across the Persian Gulf from Iran.  It is the central hub for all U.S. military activity in the region.

The Guardsmen serve with the 3175th Chemical Company, based in St. Louis County; the 2175th Military Police Company, of Hannibal and Moberly; the 1137th Military Police Company, of Kennett, Jackson and Doniphan; and Headquarters Company of the 175th Military Police Battalion, based in Columbia.

Each of the units falls under 70th Troop Command control, the largest brigade in the Missouri National Guard.

The Missouri National Guard will hold several deployment ceremonies throughout the state on September 2.

EVENT: Deployment Ceremony for 1137th MP Company
DATE/TIME: Fri., Sept. 2, 9 a.m
LOCATION: Kennett High School, 1400 West Washington Street, Kennett, Mo. 63857

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EVENT: Deployment Ceremony for Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment 175th Military Police Battalion
DATE/TIME: Fri., Sept. 2, 9 a.m.
LOCATION: Columbia College, 1001 Rogers Street, Columbia. Mo. 65216

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EVENT: Deployment Ceremony for 2175th MP Company
DATE/TIME: Fri., Sept. 2, 2 p.m.
LOCATION: Clemens Field, 403 Warren Barrett Drive, Hannibal, Mo. 63401

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EVENT: Deployment Ceremony for 3175th Chemical Company
DATE/TIME: Fri., Sept. 2, p.m.
LOCATION: Joint Armed Forces Reserve Center-Jefferson Barracks, 24 Davis Street, St. Louis, Mo. 63125

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