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NJ National Guard Troops Shipping Off to Mideast

FORT DIX (AP) — More than 450 New Jersey National Guard troops are preparing to deploy to Qatar.

Governor Chris Christie attends the New Jersey National Guard Military Review with Brigadier General Michael Cunniff at the National Guard Training Center in Sea Girt in 2013.
Governor Chris Christie attends the New Jersey National Guard Military Review with Brigadier General Michael Cunniff at the National Guard Training Center in Sea Girt in 2013. (Governor’s Office/Tim Larsen)

The state’s adjutant General, Brig. Gen Michael Cunniff, will join families and friends to say goodbye to the unit at Fort Dix on Wednesday afternoon.

The soldiers will leave for their mobilization station at Fort Bliss, Texas.

Nearly one-third of the 1-114th Infantry Battalion live in Burlington Camden and Gloucester counties. Some 66 soldiers are from Monmouth and Ocean counties.

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