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National Guard Soldiers Heading To Fort Lewis For Deployment

Last updated on Thursday, July 9, 2009

(INDIANAPOLIS) - About 30 Indiana National Guard soldiers are headed to Fort Lewis, Washington for final training prior to a deployment in Iraq.

The members are from the 2-150th fires team based in Indianapolis.

Major Kellard Townsend is the group's senior officer.

He says the 2-150th specializes in targeting for artillery fires and civil military operations.

A departure ceremony was held for the fires team Wednesday in Indianapolis.

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