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Minnesota National Guard announces upcoming deployment for 82 Soldiers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
March 11, 2009


82 Soldiers from the Anoka-based E Battery, 151st Field Artillery will leave Minnesota for training on April 15, 2009 for a one-year deployment in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom

E Battery, 151st Field Artillery will provide Radar Support throughout the Baghdad Area of Responsibility They will be responsible for sensor management, administrative, logistical, and maintenance support to six radar teams that will be stationed around the city of Baghdad These Radar Teams will provide counter fire support to Forward Operating Bases (FOB) in the Baghdad area

Members of the media are invited to attend a press conference to formally announce the deployment of E Battery, 151st Field Artillery on Thursday March 12 at 9:00 am The press conference will take place at the Anoka Armory 408 E Main St, Anoka, MN 55303

For more information on the Minnesota National Guard visit www.MinnesotaNationalGuard.org

For updates to this release, visit www.MinnesotaNationalGuard.org/pr

For specific demographic information on the deploying Soldiers, click on the "Unit Overview" link below

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT: Minnesota National Guard Public Affairs at mn.ng.web@mail.mil or call 651-282-4410


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E Battery, 151st FA Unit Overview Equipment Fact Sheet




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