Pierre National Guard unit to deploy to Middle East

PIERRE, S.D. – Nearly 70 soldiers with the South Dakota Army National Guard’s 152nd Combat Sustainment Support Battalion have received a mobilization order for deployment to the Middle East beginning in July 2019.

The Pierre-based unit is scheduled for a nine-month deployment where they will provide multifunctional logistics and support operations.

The unit will report to Fort Hood, Texas to complete several weeks of theater-specific training prior to deployment overseas.

This will be the second mobilization for the 152nd CSSB since the 9/11 terrorist attacks. The unit first deployed to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom in 2013.

Information and photo from the South Dakota National Guard
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