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DOVER, DE - Senator Tom Carper will emphasize the importance of the Delaware National Guard Monday, at the deployment ceremony of the 153rd Military Police Company. With over 150 soldiers being activated, this is the largest mobilization of the Delaware Army National Guard since World War II. The soldiers will serve as part of a task force helping to provide site and installation security for U.S. interests in Riyadh. Later in the day, the Senator will visit with Kent County seniors, distributing information and applications for the new Together Rx discount prescription drug program. He will tour the Simon Circle Boys and Girls Club and address the National Association of Conservation Districts. "The Delaware National Guard protects our health and safety in our time and conservation protects our open space for all time," Carper said. MONDAY, AUGUST 12 10:30- 11:30 a.m. Deployment, 153rd Military Police Company, DE National Guard Carper will emphasize the importance of the Delaware National Guard as they are called up to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Location: Governor Bacon Health Center, Delaware City 12:00- 1:00 p.m. Modern Maturity Center Carper will eat lunch with seniors and distribute information and applications for the new Together Rx discount prescription drug program Location: 1121 Forrest Avenue, Dover 1:15- 2:00 p.m. Simon Circle Boys and Girls Club Carper to tour the facility and meet with children Location: 375 Simon Circle, Dover 2:15- 3:00 p.m. Delaware Association of Conservation Districts Carper to talk about the importance of conservation districts Location: Dover Downs Conference Center, Route 13, Dover