Illinois Guard Sends 135 Troops To Kuwait
(Peoria, IL) — More than 100 Illinois National Guardsmen are heading to Kuwait as part of the largest single deployment from the state since 2014. The troops, all members of the 3637th Support Maintenance Company left from Springfield yesterday. The troops will spend the next ten months in Kuwait as part of Operation Spartan Shield. The 3637th is due back in Springfield sometime next summer.
Benjamin Yount/acb IL)
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