Approximately one dozen Soldiers mobilize Feb. 17 as part of Operation Resolute Support

SPRINGFIELD, IL (02/12/2015)(readMedia)-- A deployment ceremony is scheduled for approximately one dozen Soldiers who will deploy to Afghanistan. The ceremony for the 232nd Combat Sustainment Support Battalion based in Springfield, Illinois will be Feb. 17 at 10 a.m. at Camp Lincoln, 1301 N. MacArthur Blvd. in Springfield, Ill.

The unit will train for a brief time in Fort Hood, Texas before deploying to Afghanistan for approximately nine months as part of Operation Resolute Support.

The battalion will assist in planning, supervising and executing logistics within Afghanistan and assisting with the drawdown of U.S. Forces and equipment.

News media attending the event should arrive at least 30 minutes prior to the ceremony.

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