May 14, 2003, 11:19 EST

229th Chemical Company scheduled to return to home station on May 21

BLACKSTONE, Va. - Maj. Gen. Claude Williams, the Adjutant General of Virginia, announced today that the soldiers of the 229th Chemical Company are scheduled to return to their home station at the Virginia National Guard Armory on Reserve Ave. in Roanoke, Va. on May 21, 2003.

Approximately 120 soldiers from the 229th Chemical Company entered active federal service on February 24, 2003 at Roanoke, Va. These Virginia Army National Guard soldiers traveled to Ft. Lee, Va. where they prepared for overseas deployment. The unit was certified as fully prepared for deployment while at Ft. Lee. Soldiers of the 229th Chemical Company will complete their active federal service on June 7, 2003.

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