Iowa National Guard Reports Upcoming Deployments, Including Some From Armories In Spencer & Estherville

Thu 5-7-2020

(Des Moines)-- The Iowa National Guard reports several troops will be deployed in the coming months.

About 330 soldiers from the 1st Battalion, 194th Field Artillery, 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team will be deployed in late July from armories in Spencer, Estherville, Charles City, Fort Dodge and Johnston.

Another 400 Iowa National Guard soldiers will be headed to Kosovo.

The Guard will hold send-off ceremonies for the units in August and September upon final training.

The deployments are expected to last about a year.