Iowa Army National Guard unit In Davenport readies for deployment

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DAVENPORT, Iowa (KWQC) – A sending off ceremony will be held next week for some 75 Army National Guard soldiers based in Davenport.

logo: A unit in Davenport get ready for deployment.

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A unit in Davenport get ready for deployment.

Headquarters and Headquarters Company and Company B, First of the 171st Aviation Regiment, will deploy in support of Operation Spartan Shield in the U.S. Central Command area of operations. U.S. Central Command encompasses 27 countries, including Afghanistan, Iraq, Kuwait, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates, among others. Their primary mission will be to conduct aviation sustainment operations such as refueling and

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