Peoria-Based Army National Guard Unit Headed For Afghanistan
(Peoria, IL) — About 40 members of a Peoria-based Army National Guard Unit are heading to Afghanistan. The members of the 238th Aviation Regiment will have a deployment ceremony Thursday ahead of a quick trip to Texas, then a deployment to Afghanistan for several weeks. The unit flies Chinook helicopters. This is the 238th’s third deployment to Afghanistan since 2008.
Benjamin Yount/jab IL) TX)
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