More Wyoming Guard Members Headed To Iraq

Cheyenne, WY – The Wyoming Army National Guard's 115th Field Artillery Brigade was ordered Monday to activate 65 of its 109 soldiers for Operation Iraqi Freedom. The unit will report to headquarters in Cheyenne January 3rd and to Fort Carson, Colorado three days later for pre-development training. Guard officials say the soldiers initially will be on active duty for 545 days, although the period can be amended based on the Army's requirements. The 115th Field Artillery Brigade's mission is to provide support of field artillery units.