Maine Army National Guard 262nd Engineer Company's deployment to Afghanistan canceled


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WESTBROOK, Maine — A Maine Army National Guard unit's deployment to Afghanistan has been canceled.

The Portland Press Herald reports that ( ) the 262nd Engineer Company was supposed to leave in December to assist in rebuilding operations.

Brig. Gen. James Campbell said in a statement that the Maine Guard had known for some time that the 150-member Westbrook-based company's deployment could be cancelled as the U.S. draws down of forces in Afghanistan.

For the first time in more than a decade, the Maine Army National Guard doesn't have a unit deployed or ready to deploy.

Information from: Portland Press Herald,

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