Kentucky National Guard Public Affairs Office
MEDIA ADVISORY: Kentucky National Guard Military Police return from Afghanistan

Press Release Date:  Friday, January 26, 2007  
Contact Information:  Col. Phil Miller, 502.607.1556; cell, 502.229.3258  


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                                                             

WHO:   Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 198th Military Police Battalion (105 
            soldiers)

WHAT:  Welcome Home Ceremony

WHEN:  10 a.m., Tuesday, January 30, 2007

WHERE:  Kentucky Air National Guard Base, 1101 Grade Lane, Louisville (I-65 exit #130)
 

FRANKFORT, Ky. – A welcome home ceremony for the Louisville-based Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 198th Military Police Battalion will take place at 10 a.m. EST, Tuesday, Jan. 30, at the Kentucky Air National Guard Base located at 1101 Grade Lane in Louisville. 

The Soldiers of HHC, 198th MP Battalion, departed Louisville in early December 2005 and deployed to Bagram, Afghanistan the following January.  The unit’s main mission was to conduct detainee operations at the Bagram Air Base, in addition to security patrols off the base.   

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ASSIGNMENT EDITORS PLEASE NOTE: 

(1) Estimated time of arrival for the aircraft is 9:50 a.m. EST.   Therefore, media representatives are encouraged to arrive early to process through security and set up equipment. Aircraft have been known to land as much as a half-hour early.

(2) A photo ID is required for access to the Air National Guard Base.

(3) This unit is an ARMY National Guard unit, pronounced ONE-NINETY EIGHTH.