February 13, 2014

Welcome Home!

The Ohio National Guard will welcome home 72 Soldiers from Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 437th Military Police Battalion during a 1:00pm ceremony Friday, February 14 at Franklin High School, 750 East 4th Street, Franklin, Ohio.

The unit provided 24-hour-a-day critical site security and force protection operations for a special operations task force as part of its operational support mission while deployed to Afghanistan.

The unit’s mission in Afghanistan also included ensuring all out-stations had accurate, actionable and current intelligence information in order to be better prepared for enemy contact, and constantly refining standard operating procedures to enhance force protection measures.

News media are encouraged to arrive at least 30 minutes in advance of the scheduled start time.

FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT: Capt. Aaron Keighley at (614) 336-7449 or aaron.d.keighley.mil@mail.mil.