Wyoming soldiers deploy July 29 from Cheyenne
The Wyoming Army National Guard will say farewell to soldiers in the 115th Field Artillery Brigade July 29 at 2 p.m. before they deploy to various locations in the Middle East.
U.S. Rep. Liz Cheney, Gov. Mark Gordon, Maj. Gen. Greg Porter, and the Wyoming Army National Guard command team will attend the event at the Cheyenne Civic Center.
The public is invited to attend the ceremony.
The soldiers will be assigned to U.S. Central Command. Their first stop after leaving Cheyenne will be Fort Bliss, Texas, for additional mobilization training.
This is the third time the brigade has deployed as a unit since 2001.
The deploying soldiers are from Colorado, Illinois, Nebraska, Utah and the Wyoming communities of Casper, Cheyenne, Cody, Douglas, Dubois, Evansville, Fort Laramie, Gillette, Granite Canyon, Green River, Greybull, Guernsey, Lander, Laramie, Newcastle, Pinedale, Rock Springs, Sheridan, Thermopolis, Wheatland, and Worland.