Deployment ceremony for Wyoming Army Guard soldiers Sept. 8 in Casper
August 29, 2019
CHEYENNE — The Wyoming Army National Guard will say farewell to soldiers in A Battery, 2nd Battalion, 300th Field Artillery Thursday, Sept. 8 at 2 p.m. before they deploy to the Middle East.
Gov. Mark Gordon, Maj. Gen. Greg Porter, and the Wyoming Army National Guard command team will attend the event at the Clarion Inn at Platte River, 123 West E Street, in Casper.
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.
The deploying soldiers are from Colorado, Massachusetts, and the Wyoming communities of Buffalo, Casper, Cheyenne, Cody, Etna, Evansville, Fort Bridger, Gillette, Lander, Laramie, Newcastle, Riverton, Rock Springs, Sheridan, Thermopolis, Torrington and Worland.