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ND National Guard unit to be honored for service in Kosovo; governor, commander set to speak


BISMARCK, North Dakota — A welcome home ceremony is scheduled for about 40 North Dakota National Guard soldiers who completed a yearlong peacekeeping mission in Kosovo.

Members of the Bismarck-based Company C, 2nd Battalion, 285th Regiment operated UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters and provided air transport to U.S. and NATO forces.

The unit is commanded by Capt. Russ Sundby, of Horace.

The ceremony is scheduled Saturday at the Army Aviation Support Facility in Bismarck. Gov. Jack Dalrymple and Maj. Gen. David Sprynczynatyk (sprihn-suh-NAT'-ihk), the Guard commander, are scheduled to speak.

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