5 Guard Brigades Notified of 2009 Deployments

From Stars and Stripes:

ARLINGTON, Va. — About 15,000 Army National Guard troops are getting the word
that they will deploy to either Afghanistan or Iraq beginning in the summer of
2009, Pentagon officials announced Monday.

Two National Guard brigades totaling about 7,000 personnel will be sent to
Afghanistan, and another three brigades, totaling about 8,000 troops, are
destined for Iraq, Pentagon spokesman Bryan Whitman told reporters.

4 thoughts on “5 Guard Brigades Notified of 2009 Deployments

  1. Snarkilicious says:

    That would beafter Jan 21st, hmmm?
    George seems to picked up some pointers from his good buddy Pervez, methinks.

  2. pansypoo says:

    i know somebody who was in GW1 and is still in the guard.
    lets hope no disaster hits AMERICA.(other than georgie).

  3. anonymouse69 says:

    But. . .but. . .but. . .the Preznit, the Republicans, and the MSM says that we’re winning the war in Iraq, and that we liberals can’t stand to see all the success that the Iraq occupation has become, and, anyway, don’t we support the troops?

  4. Athenae says:

    Not under President Dodd, President Edwards or President Obama they won’t.
    A.

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