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Press Release
April 9, 2003
641st Medical Battalion, (Evac) receives mobilization orders
Salem, Ore. - The Oregon Military Department received notification of the mobilization 641st Medical Battalion, (Evacuation), Oregon Army National Guard headquartered in Salem, Ore. Lt. Col. David Greenwood of Mt. Angel, is the battalion commander. This presidential callup in support of Operation Enduring Freedom places 59 soldiers on federal active duty effective April 17, 2003. They have been ordered to report to their mobilization station at Ft. Bragg, NC. by April 20, 2003.
The mission of the 641st Medical Battalion is to provide command, control and logistical support of assigned and attached air and ground medical evacuation units within the theater of operations.
The mobilization will be held on Friday, April 18, 2003 at the Army Aviation Support Facility located at 1921 Turner Road S.E., Salem, Oregon. The ceremony is scheduled to begin at 2:30 p.m. Governor Ted Kulongoski, Maj. Gen. Alexander H. Burgin, The Adjutant General and Brig. Gen. Dennis Merrill, Commander of the 82nd Brigade are scheduled to preside over the ceremonies.
For more information contact:
Kay Fristad