400 Va. National Guard Members Mobilized for Duty in Iraq

September 24, 2010

About 400 members of the Virginia National Guard are being mobilized for duty in Iraq.

Adjutant Gen. Maj. Daniel E. Long Jr. says in a news release that the Sandston-based 2nd Battalion, 224th Aviation Regiment will undergo mobilization training at Fort Hood, Texas, before deploying to Iraq.

The active duty begins February 25, 2011 and will be for up to 400 days.

The 2nd Battalion has 30 Black Hawk helicopters, a maintenance company, headquarters company and forward support company.


The comments sections of Newsplex.com are designed for thoughtful, intelligent conversation and debate. We want to hear from our viewers, but we ask that you follow our rules for commenting. E-mail is required to comment on a story, but it will not be displayed with your comment. For complete rules, CLICK HERE. The Newsplex reserves the right to not post or to remove any comment.
powered by Disqus
The Charlottesville Newsplex 999 2nd Street S.E. Charlottesville, VA 22902 434.242.1919 – Main 434.220.7522 - Newsroom
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 103719374 - newsplex.com/a?a=103719374