Havre, Chinook guardsmen may be sent overseas


Army National Guard members from Havre and Chinook may be called up to active duty and shipped overseas as part of the military operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom.

The soldiers would be called up to serve with the Kalispell-based 639th Quartermaster Company, which was recently activated. The company will provide supplies and services to other forces in overseas theaters, said Maj. Scott Smith, public information officer with the Montana Army National Guard.

The deployment will last at least one year and possibly up to two years.

The number of guardsmen in the 639th who are eligib...

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