Horn of Africa

12:13 pm
Tue September 4, 2012

Ky. National Guard Deploys to Horn of Africa

Soldiers of the 2/138th stand at attention during the singing of the National Anthem during the unit's farewell ceremony in Frankfort, Ky., Aug. 31, 2012.
Kentucky National Guard photo by Sgt. David Bolton, Kentucky National Guard Public Affairs Office

Over 500 Kentucky National Guard members are on their way to the Horn of Africa. Soldiers from all over the state, including Paducah, Cadiz, Hopkinsville, Owensboro and Madisonville set out for a nine month deployment as part of the 2nd Battalion, 138th Field Artillery.

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