Press Release

Afghanistan Send-Off Ceremony

AUGUSTA, Maine — The Send-off Ceremony for the 488th Military Police Company, Maine Army National Guard will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 21, at the Augusta Civic Center, 76 Community Drive.

The 488th Military Police Company, based in Waterville with a Detachment in Houlton, is composed of 122 personnel who will be deploying to Afghanistan for nearly one year. The unit’s mission is to conduct police, detainment and stability operations in order to enhance security for coalition and Afghanistan forces.

This event is open to the public.



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