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Troop Sendoff Ceremony 

There will be a send-off ceremony Saturday in Orono for troops from Maine who are being sent to Afghanistan.The ceremony will take place at the Collins Center for the Arts on the UMaine campus.It’s for 175 soldiers from the 1136th Maine Army National Guard Transportation Company, and their families.The unit is based in Bangor, Calais and Sanford.The sendoff ceremony is open to the public. It starts at two tomorrow afternoon.