KY Troops Prepare for Deployment

483 soldiers of first battalion-149th infantry will depart For Camp Shelby Mississippi on June 30. The units are from Somerset, Williamsburg, Harlan, London, and Ravenna Kentucky.

Major General Donald Storm says these mountain warriors are some of the finest citizen soldiers in the world and are true patriots. There are currently more than one-thousand Kentucky National Guard soldiers and airmen mobilized in support of operation Iraqi Freedom.