8 Wyoming Guard soldiers deploying to naval base

Posted in
8 Wyoming Guard soldiers deploying to naval base

Eight Wyoming Army National Guard soldiers are being deployed to Guantanamo Bay Naval Base in Cuba. The soldiers from the 197th Public Affairs Detachment are scheduled to leave this weekend. A ceremony is to be held Saturday afternoon at the Casper armory. The unit is scheduled for a 12-month deployment. They will undergo training at Fort Bliss, Texas, followed by 11 months in Cuba. Their mission is to support the U.S. Southern Command public affairs office. The soldiers come from Byron, Casper, Laramie, Pine Bluffs, and Oakley, Utah.

Wyo Theater
view counter
We now require people to use their real names for comments. (firstname/lastname) Expect comments to be removed if this condition is not met. Multiple comments without your Firstname/Lastname will result in the account being blocked.

Send us a News Tip!

Have a news tip?
Use our anonymous form to let us know.