Alabama guard unit gets ready to leave for Iraq

By: JACKSONVILLE, Ala. (AP)
By: JACKSONVILLE, Ala. (AP)

About 170 soldiers with the 2025th Transportation Company from Jacksonville leave next week for a final round of training before deploying to Iraq.

The Alabama Army National Guard unit will have a send-off ceremony on May 27 at Jacksonville Stat4e University's Pete Matthews Coliseum and head to Camp Atterbury, Ind., for training.

Its mission in Iraq will be transporting heavy equipment.


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