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Media wishing to cover the deployment ceremony should arrive to the Armed Forces Reserve Center, 1202 Clovis Barker Rd., San Marcos, Texas 78666 at 9:30 a.m. Leadership and Soldiers will be available for interviews following the event.
For more information, please contact the 36 ID Public Affairs Office, Capt. Adam Musil at 512-431-0787 or 512-782-5259 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
FOR IMMEDIATE PUBLIC RELEASE:
Central Texas NAtional Guard Soldiers to Deploy to Kuwait
CAMP MABRY, Texas (Aug. 30, 2013) - On Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013, at 10:00 a.m., the 36th Infantry Division, Texas Army National Guard is scheduled to bid goodbye and good luck to the 149th Financial Management Support Detachment as they mobilize to Kuwait in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. The deployment ceremony os slated to be held at the Armed Forces Reserve Center, 1202 Clovis Barker Rd., San Marcos, Texas 78666.
The detachment's mission will be to provide financial support at several locations in Kuwait. At present time, the U.S. military has significant presence in Kuwait allowing flexibility to respond to sudden conflicts in the region.
Military bases in Kuwait also serve as a transportation hu for military members traveling to Afghanistan and other areas in the region. The goal for the finance detachment is to provide assistance and quality service to the U.S. military members stationed in Kuwait.
The detachment is made up of approximately 25 soldiers, with the majority of the Soldiers Calling Central texas their home.
For more information, contact 36th Infantry Division Public Affairs Office, Capt. Adam Musil, (512) 782-5259 or (512) 431-0787.
The mission of the Texas Military Forces (TXMF) 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 Forces are commanded by the Adjutant General of Texas, the state's senior military official appointed by the governor, and is comprised of the Texas Military Department (formerly the Adjutant General's Department), the Texas Army National Guard (TXARNG), the Texas Air National Guard (TXANG), the Texas State Guard (TXSG) and the Domestic Operations Command (DOMOPS).
Texas Military Forces Public Affairs
P.O. Box 5218, Building 10
Camp Mabry (Austin), Texas 78703