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Cherry Point deployment scheduled Tuesday

By WCTI Staff
Published On: Jan 14 2013 11:39:40 AM CST
HAVELOCK -

Detachments of Marines serving with 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing squadrons are scheduled to deploy to Afghanistan in support of the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force and Operation Enduring Freedom on Tuesday

More than 60 Marines with Marine Tactical Air Command Squadron 28 and Marine Air Control Squadron 2 are slated to depart.

2nd Marine Aircraft Wing (Forward) will be the lead aviation combat element in Southwestern Afghanistan under the command of II Marine Expeditionary Force (Fwd.), a Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune-based unit.