Local & Regional
Tue December 8, 2009
By Associated Press
Lawton, OK – More than 400 soldiers deploy from Fort Sill
LAWTON, Okla. (AP) Some 420 National Guard troops have left Fort Sill for a nearly one year deployment to Iraq.
The members of 2nd Battalion, 285th Aviation Regiment will conduct aviation operations that include air assault and air movement operations.
A spokeswoman at Fort Sill says 74 of the troops are from Oklahoma while the others come from Arizona, North Dakota and Utah.
Information from: The Lawton Constitution, http://www.swoknews.com