Area soldiers head east to help out
About 85 soldiers of the North Dakota National Guard Dickinson 816th Engineering Company headed to Bismarck last night to help flood operations.
Sgt. 1st Class Brian Schmoker of the National Guard Dickinson Armory, said soldiers in the company were notified Tuesday evening around 9 p.m. to report to the armory yesterday.
"We had some of the soldiers that belong to this unit and live in Bismarck and went on duty Tuesday," Schmoker said.
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