GLENVILLE--Soldiers of the New York Army National Guard's 1108th Ordnance Company (EOD)speak with Brig. Gen. Mochael Swezey, commander of the 53rd Troop Command, during their farewell ceremony Tuesday, Dec. 8 at the Glenville Armed Forces Reserve Center.
The soldiers, who have been through a year of training in dealing with IEDs, mines, and unexploded ordnance, will go to Fort Lewis, Washington for post mobilization training and then deploy to Iraq for approximately 10 months in 2010.
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