Alabama National Guard Called to Active Duty
20 Alabama National Guard Soldiers have been called to active duty. They are the Alabama Army National Guard's Joint Force Headquarters Forward Logistics Team, out of Montgomery. They will be deployed to various locations across Afghanistan to teach, assist and advise the Afghan National Security Forces on logistics as it relates to sustaining a force. They will work with the Ministry of Defense and Ministry of Interior levels of the Afghan government. The specialized logistics team will have a departure ceremony in Montgomery at the Alabama National Guard headquarters building on Thursday.