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Guard returns from Las Vegas' 720th Transportation Company of the New Mexico National Guard has returned from its annual two-week summer encampment. encampment. It was announced by Capt. Kenneth Trujillo that as a result of the company's outstanding performance at Fort Bliss, the unit has been nominated to participate in Operation 'Brave Shield' to be held at Fort Irwin, Calif., next April. "Having been in existence only two years, the company has made great strides in order to be able to participate in the desert exercise which will include active army and reserve component units from all over the United States.," Capt. C of C luncheon Trujillo said. Capt. Trujillo said, "Having in existence only two years, the company has made great strides order to be able to participate desert exercise which will include active army and reserve component units from all over the United States." Supervisory personnel singled out by Capt. Trujillo for their work while at Fort Bliss were Raymundo Angel, SFC Gilbert Perea, SSG Phillip Bustos, SSG Peter Lovato, SFC Timoteo SFC Jose Montoya, SSG Antonio Garcia, 2LT William Ortiz and Violet Lloyd. Named the outstanding heavy vehicle operator was SP5 Roman Padilla.