Deployment ceremony set for Friday

A New Hampshire Army National Guard unit is mobilizing soon in support of combat operations in Afghanistan. A deployment ceremony for the 237th Military Police Company is scheduled for 6 p.m. Friday at the Southern New Hampshire field house in Manchester. The company’s 110 soldiers will train at Fort Bliss, Texas, for two months before departing to Khost Province to mentor Afghan National Police and conduct joint patrols against insurgents. The company is divided among armories in Concord, Lebanon, and Plymouth.