A Parkville-based Maryland National Guard unit will be deployed to Afghanistan early next year.
The 290th Military Police Company of the Maryland National Guard will head to Bagram Air Force Base in Eastern Afghanistan in February, according to a report in the Baltimore Sun.
The guardsmen will be working with Afghan security forces and provide security, the report states.
Earlier this year, a member of the National Guard and former teacher, , was killed in action while inside a ministry of defense building in Afghanistan.
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