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May 21, 2008
115 Mobile Public Affairs Detachment, Oregon Army National Guard returning to Salem, Ore
 
The members of the 115 Mobile Public Affairs Detachment, Oregon Army National Guard will arrive in Salem, Oregon today following their deployment to Iraq in support of Oregon Iraqi Freedom. The unit is commanded by Major Don Troxell of Bend, Ore.

Families are friends will welcome them today as they arrive at the Anderson Readiness Center, 3225 State St at approximately 2:30 today.

The formal demobilization ceremony will be held tomorrow, May 22 at the Anderson Readiness Center, 3225 State St. Salem, Ore. at 3 p.m.

Governor Ted Kulongoski, Major General Raymond Rees, The Adjutant General, Oregon, Brigadier General Charles Yriarte and 82 Brigade Commander will preside over the ceremonies. Suzanne Kunse, District Director for Congressman Darlene Hooley will also be on hand to welcome these soldiers home.

Family, friends, members of the communities and media are are invited to attend.

The soldiers come from the following communities:
BACON STEPHANIE DIANE SPC, WEST LINN;
BASSETT RUSSELL CLARENCE SSG MOLALLA;
BOMAR STEPHEN S CPT, KEIZER
CONLEY ELIZABETH DIANE SPC, SPRINGFIELD
CROSBY JOHN WESLEY SPC, PORTLAND;
CUMMINGS MICHAEL REED 1SG, KUNA, ID,
GHOLSTON MICHAEL DAVID SFC, PORTLAND,
HARTMAN KEVIN CURTIS SSG, EUGENE,
LAIR PATRICK GRANT SGT, SWEET HOME,
LOPEZ LORUHAMA SPC HILLSBORO
MIKOLAS MATTHEW LOUIS SPC,BEAVERTON,
MOLER NICOLAS ALEXANDER SPC, PORTLAND,
NELSON MARGARET CHIYO SSG,BEND,
RIDER KIRBY DOUGLAS PFC, MEDFORD,
RUTHERFORD ERIC ALTON SPC,TURNER,
TROXELL DONALD ELBERT JR MAJ, BEND
VANCE EDWARD HERMAN CPT SACRAMENTO,
YBARRA RICHARD BASIL CPT,VANCOUVER
 
 
Contact Info:
 
Kay Fristad
503-584-3917
cell 503 931 5179