FORT GORDON, GA – A departure ceremony for approximately 150 soldiers of the 278th Military Police Company of the Georgia Army National Guard, will be held Saturday April 6 at 10 a.m., in Gym five on 26th Street, Fort Gordon.
The 278th MP Company last deployed to the Middle East (Iraq) in 2008. On this mission in Afghanistan, the unit will be providing vital security support to U.S. and coalition forces. The unit is to be deployed for approximately nine months.
Please contact 1st Lt. Michael Thompson for coordination or any media needs, cell is 770-375-1977, or email Michael.firstname.lastname@example.org. 1st Lt. Thompson will also be taking pictures if needed for any publications.
Maj. Pervis Brown
1st Lt. Michael Thompson
Public Affairs Office
78th Homeland Response Force