Ceremony held to honor Guardsmen heading to Afghanistan

Hundreds of supporters attended a ceremony today honoring soldiers heading to Afghanistan.More than 150 National Guardsmen from the 508th Military Police Company will help provide

TEANECK - Hundreds of supporters attended a ceremony today honoring soldiers heading to Afghanistan.

More than 150 National Guardsmen from the 508th Military Police Company will help provide security at multiple locations throughout the war-torn country.

In addition to the Guardsmen, a dozen soldiers from a Military Advisor Team will be training members of the Afghan National Army.

The Guardsmen are expected to serve a one-year tour of duty.

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