Students and researchers with Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis recently traveled to Cuba to begin a partnership with the University of Havana.
The soldiers will be involved in operations at the U.S. prison in Cuba for terror suspects.
The group from Ball State when on what's called a "person to person tour," one of several categories of travel Americans are permitted to take.
During his visit, Obama has stressed his commitment to improve relations between the two nations.
A delegation of more than a dozen experts will travel to the country next week to meet with farmers and trade officials and explore trade opportunities.
Indiana is struggling with a heroin epidemic, but the state is also leading the nation in pharmacy robberies.
An IU School of Public and Environmental Affairs professor plans to take a group of 15 undergraduates to Havana in March.
Indiana‘s pension funds have begun unloading nearly $16 million in investments in two companies which do business in Sudan.