- Associated Press - Wednesday, June 7, 2017

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - A North Dakota Army National Guard unit based in Bismarck has been notified that it might be called to serve overseas.

The Guard says Detachment 7, Company C, 2nd Battalion, 245th Aviation Regiment of Operational Airlift Support has been put on alert for possible deployment to the Horn of Africa area during the summer of 2018.

The unit has previously served in Afghanistan and in Djibouti, Africa.

Four soldiers of the five-soldier unit have been alerted. If mobilized, they will operate aircraft transporting cargo and personnel.

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