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Fort Benning's 63rd Engineer Company set to deploy to Afghanistan

FORT BENNING, GA (WTVM) -

The 63rd Engineer Company at Fort Benning is deploying to Afghanistan for nine months.

During their deployment, the company will deconstruct facilities that are no longer functional or required.

A sendoff for the company is set for 7:30 p.m. Sunday and 11:30 a.m. Families and friends of the soldiers will bid them farewell in the company area prior to the soldiers boarding the buses that will take them to Lawson Army Airfield. 

The company was last deployed in 2009 and 2011.

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