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Published August 06, 2013, 07:21 PM

Nearly 100 soldiers from Jamestown are off the hook for deployment

Jamestown, ND (WDAY TV) - Nearly 100 soldiers from the 817th based out of Jamestown are off the hook for deployment to Afghanistan.

By: WDAY Staff Reports, WDAY

Jamestown, ND (WDAY TV) - Nearly 100 soldiers from the 817th based out of Jamestown are off the hook for deployment to Afghanistan. The Army has notified the unit they will not be mobilized.

Six months ago they were put on alert for a mission to Afghanistan. The unit even went to Fort Leonard Wood to train for 2 weeks.

The 817th last deployed to Iraq in 2007. The soldiers secured routes for civilians and coalition forces.

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