1037 Sendoff!

 
Phil Jamison from the KFIN morning show and other delegates from Jonesboro traveled to Ft. McCoy, WI to visit with soldiers from the 1037th Route Clearance Company about to depart to Afghanistan.
 

About 200 soldiers who make up the 1037th unit of the 875th Arkansas National Guard have been training in Ft. McCoy, Wisconsin for their mission to begin soon. 

A group of local dignataries and media members from the Jonesboro area flew to Ft. McCoy on Monday, January 25 to visit with the men and women, wish them God speed and good luck on their mission.  Phil Jamison from the KFIN Morning show represents East Arkansas Broadcasters along with Jonesboro Mayor Harold Perrin and Craighead County Judge Dale Haas representative L.M. Duncan.  Carl Mason of the VFW also attended, along with Brandi Hodges from KAIT and Saundra Sovick of the Jonesboro Sun and other media.


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A good meal with our heroes!
 
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Addressing the troops before deployment
 
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Cpt Brian Mason & staff with SFC Carl Mosby (ret)
 
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Enjoying mess with Cpt Smart at the General's table.
 
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Having Lunch with the 1037.
 
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In the Mess Hall with 1037th Cmdr Cpt. Brad Smart & Officers
 
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