SD National Guard Role In Afghanistan Winding Down

SD National Guard Role In Afghanistan Winding Down


The role of the South Dakota National Guard in the war in Afghanistan is winding down.

The Guard has announced that it has no further deployments scheduled to the region after this year. South Dakota currently has 160 Army guardsmen deployed in Afghanistan.

More than 1,300 South Dakota guardsmen have been deployed over the course of the war.

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