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FORT HOOD, Texas- The Headquarters company, 1st Support Battalion will case its colors in preparation to deploy about 60 soldiers to the Sinai Peninsula to assume duties part of the Multinational Force and Observer mission. The majority of the soldiers departing for the mission are assigned to the 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary).

The ceremony will be at the Soldier Ministry Center across from the 13th SC (E) HQs.

Gate time for media will be outside the Bernie Beck Gate, by the Marvin Leath Visitor's Center media lot on Jan. 16 at 8:30 a.m. Any media outlet desiring to bring a satellite truck must confirm ahead of time to ensure access.

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Date Taken:01.14.2014

Date Posted:01.14.2014 16:56

Location:FORT HOOD, TX, USGlobe

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