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Published March 12, 2013, 09:51 AM

North Dakota Guard soldiers wrap up Cameroon exercise

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — About 40 North Dakota National Guard soldiers who took part in a 10-day military exercise in the African nation of Cameroon are back home.

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — About 40 North Dakota National Guard soldiers who took part in a 10-day military exercise in the African nation of Cameroon are back home.

The exercise partnered Cameroon's military with about 160 U.S. service members and soldiers form five other central African nations to enhance the ability of the African soldiers to handle such tasks as making aerial deliveries, and treating and evacuating wounded people.

Most of the North Dakota soldiers are with the Valley City-based 231st Brigade Support Battalion.

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