Hawaii National Guard soldiers deploying to Afghanistan

Hawaii National Guard

The Hawaii Army National Guard’s CH-47 helicopter unit is getting ready for its second deployment to Afghanistan.

Approximately 125 soldiers, aviators and support personnel will participate in two months of training at Fort Hood, Texas, in preparation for their nine-month deployment in support of ‘Operation Enduring Freedom.’

They’ll deploy Saturday from Wheeler Army Airfield at 10 a.m.

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