Fargo, N.D. (AP) Fifteen members of the North Dakota Army National Guard's 231st Brigade Support Battalion Logistical Support Element are preparing for a yearlong deployment. The soldiers will travel overseas to provide logistical support to U.S. central command units, including the management of supply, maintenance, and transportation activities. They have completed a number of pre-certification trainings and tests to prepare for the mission. The soldiers, all of whom belong to the unit headquarter in Fargo, are from five North Dakota and Minnesota cities. An official send-off ceremony is set to be held in Fargo on Sunday afternoon. Governor Jack Dalrymple and Major General David Sprynczynatyk, North Dakota Adjutant General, will speak at the event.