April 13, 2007

597 Virginia Army Guard Soldiers Ordered to Active Duty

RICHMOND, Va. - Maj. Gen. Robert B. Newman, Jr., the Adjutant General of Virginia, announced that 597 Soldiers of the Virginia Army National Guard will enter active federal service at their home armories on June 23, 2007. The Guardsmen are currently scheduled to travel to their mobilization station, Camp Shelby, Miss., after a short period of duty at their home armories. Units affected by this mobilization are:

 UNIT

# OF SOLDIERS

 HOMETOWN

Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 3rd Battalion, 116th Infantry

73

Winchester

Company A, 3rd Battalion, 116th Infantry

131

Charlottesville and Harrisonburg

Company B, 3rd Battalion, 116th Infantry

131

Woodstock and Warrenton

Company C, 3rd Battalion, 116th Infantry

131

Leesburg

Company D, 3rd Battalion, 116th Infantry

131

Fredericksburg

These Virginia Army National Guard Soldiers are being ordered to active federal service for 13 months beginning June 23, 2007 in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.

 

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