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Members of the media are welcome to the cover the mobilization ceremony at 11 am and must arrive no later than 10:45 a.m. Members of the Texas National Guard will be available following the ceremony.
Members of the media must RSVP with the state public affairs office by 4 p.m. Friday, Jan. 17, 2020 at firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 512-782-5620.
Bastrop Memorial Stadium is located at 755 TX-21, Cedar Creek, Texas 78612.
FOR IMMEDIATE PUBLIC RELEASE:
The 1-112th Cavalry Regiment to Deploy to the CENTCOM Region
AUSTIN, Texas (Jan. 17, 2020) – On Saturday, January 18, 2020 at 11 a.m., the Texas Army National Guard will bid farewell and good luck to approximately 200 members of the 1st Squadron, 112th Cavalry Regiment of the 72nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 36th Infantry Division, as they mobilize in support of United States Central Command. The deployment ceremony will be held at the Bastrop Memorial Stadium located on State Highway 21 in Cedar Creek, Texas.
While deployed the regiment will be supporting the multinational force and observers mission which is to assist in the overseeing of the terms of the peace treaty between Egypt and Israel.
This is the second pre-planned mobilization for the 1-112th in the last five years. The 1-112th last deployed in 2015. Guest speakers at the ceremony include U.S. Congressman Bill Flores (TX-17) and Brig. Gen. Ronald “Win” Burkett, Assistant Division Commander- Maneuver for the 36th Infantry Division.
Following additional stateside training the regiment will deploy overseas later this winter.
The mission of the Texas Military Department (TMD) is to provide the Governor and the President with ready and trained forces in support of the citizens of Texas and State and Federal civil/military authorities at home and abroad.
The Texas Military Department is commanded by the Adjutant General of Texas, the state's senior military official appointed by the governor, and is comprised of the Office of State Administration (formerly the Office of the Executive Director), the Texas Army National Guard (TXARNG), the Texas Air National Guard (TXANG) and the Texas State Guard (TXSG).
For more information about the Texas Military Department visit our Website at https://tmd.texas.gov.
Texas Military Department Public Affairs
P.O. Box 5218, Building 10
Camp Mabry (Austin), Texas 78703