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Press Release
April 02, 2002
241 Military Intelligence Company returns from Bosnia
 
Portland, Ore.-The Oregon Army National Guard is welcoming the return of the 241st Military Intelligence Company, on April 3, 2002, at 8:30 a.m. at Jackson Armory, 6255 NE Cornfoot Road, Portland, Ore. Members of the media are invited to arrive at the Jackson Armory beginning at 8 a.m. 

While in Bosnia, the 241 MI supported Operation Joint Forge. As part of the NATO force, the company's mission was to assist in the continuation of stability operations and the promotion of peace in the region. Through these efforts, the goal of the coalition forces is to assist the people of the Balkans in the redevelopment of industry, commerce and the political structure in a peaceful environment. The 241 MI Company continued the Oregon National Guard's long and great tradition of answering their country's call to duty when needed.
 
This was Oregon's ninth unit to mobilize and deploy since the Gulf War. The returning soldiers are from 15 Oregon and three Washington towns:
 
Portland, Ore. 6 soldiers
Lincoln City, Ore. 1 soldier
Milwaukie, Ore. 2 soldiers
Yamhill, Ore. 1 soldier
Hillsboro, Ore. 2 soldiers
Silverton, Ore. 2 soldiers
Eugene, Ore. 3 soldiers
Tualatin, Ore. 1 soldier
Sherwood, Ore. 1 soldier
Scotts Mills, Ore. 1 soldier
Salem, Ore. 1 soldier
McMinnville, Ore. 1 soldier
Keizer, Ore. 1 soldier
Cottage Grove, Ore. 1 soldier
Tigard, Ore. 1 soldier
Vancouver, Wash. 2 soldiers
Othello , Wash. 1 soldier
Chehalis, Wash. 1 soldier
 
Contact:
 
Maj. Jeff Julum
503-584-3885
 503-551-8323