Send-off ceremony for Spooner based Army National Guard

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SPOONER, Wis. (WEAU)— Gov. Evers along with family and friends of the Wisconsin Army National Guard’s 829th Engineering Company will be sending off nearly 160 soldiers Saturday.

The soldiers will be deploying to the Middle East this fall.

After the send-off ceremony, the Wisconsin National Guard will be screening a World War 1 documentary called “Dawn of the Red Arrow”.

That is set for 7 p.m. at the Chequamegon Veteran’s Center. The screening is open to the public and admission is free, but the sendoff is not open to the public.