Deployed soldiers plan a surprise Skype meeting with local 4th-grade class

359th Signal Brigade
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Date: 10.21.2013
Posted: 10.23.2013 15:17
News ID: 115616

MORRAL, Ohio - Deployed soldiers plan a surprise Skype meeting with local 4th-grade class.

When: Friday, Oct. 25, 2013 at 2 p.m.

Where: Ridgedale Elementary School, 3105 Hillman Ford Road, Morral, OH, 43337.

Contact: For more information contact the Ridgedale Elementary School, principal Mike Cool at 740-383-2167 ext. 111. Please RSVP with the school no later than 9 a.m. on Friday morning.

For more information on the unit, contact the brigade public affairs officer, Capt. Michelle Lunato, at michelle.a.lunato.mil@mail.mil or 404-750-9759.

Additional Information:

• The 490th Signal Company (Tactical Installation Network – Enhanced) is a U.S. Army Reserve unit located in Columbus, Ohio. They deployed to Afghanistan in July of this year.

• One of the soldiers, Sgt. Todd Bollinger, has a daughter, Lillian, in the class. Lillian’s entire class has been writing letters to the soldiers. The letters have boosted morale so much that the soldiers wanted to surprise the kids via Skype.