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Nevada Army National Guard unit honored after deployment to Afghanistan

Family members, friends and members of the Nevada Army National Guard had waited for this moment for 11 months. Gov. Brian Sandoval, the commander in chief for the Nevada Military Department, officially welcomed home a company that returned home two weeks ago after a deployment to Afghanistan. Saturday morning’s ceremony marked the reconstitution of the 593rd Transportation Company into the Nevada Army National Guard. The unit, with detachments in Elko, Winnemucca and Las Vegas, returned to Nevada on April 19. It is the only Nevada unit that has deployed to both Iraq, in 2006, and now Afghanistan. Its soldiers come …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated May 7, 2013 02:32PM Published May 6, 2013 11:48PM Copyright 2013 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.