Kentucky National Guard Public Affairs Office
Kentucky Army Guard Military Police Company Mobilizes for Operation Iraqi Freedom

Press Release Date:  Tuesday, February 19, 2008  
Contact Information:  1LT Andi Hahn
Asst. Deputy Public Affairs Officer, Kentucky National Guard

For immediate release

WHO:  223rd Military Police Company, Kentucky Army National Guard
WHAT: Departure ceremony
WHEN: 4 p.m. EST Feb. 20, 2008
WHERE: Thomas Jefferson Middle School Gymnasium,
             1501 Rangeland Road, Louisville, KY

FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Kentucky Adjutant General Edward W. Tonini today announced that the Kentucky Army National Guard's 223rd Military Police Company has mobilized in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.  A departure ceremony will take place at 4 p.m. EST Feb. 20, at the Thomas Jefferson Middle School Gymnasium, 1501 Rangeland Road in Louisville.

Comprising more than 180 Soldiers and commanded by Capt. Charles T. Hill, the 223rd Military Police Company is based in Louisville. The unit will travel to Fort Dix, N.J., for several months of additional mission-related training prior to deployment to Iraq. There, the Kentucky Guard Soldiers will perform military police duties in support of the coalition forces.