Monday Ceremonies for 45th Brigade Return

Monday Ceremonies for 45th Brigade Return

The second day of “welcome home” ceremonies is scheduled to take place on the campus of Southern Nazarene University in the Sawyer Center on Monday, October 13.  The Soldiers are the second group of more than 2,600 National Guardsmen who deployed this past year in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Returning Units:

Flight 1
UNIT: Company C, 1st Battalion, 180th Infantry
UNIT STATION: Ada
COMMUNITIES SOLDIERS ARE FROM: Ada and Holdenville
ARRIVAL TIME AT WILL ROGERS: approximately 6:45 a.m.
TIME OF CEREMONY: approximately 8:30 a.m.

Flight 2
UNIT: Company B, 1st Battalion, 179th Infantry
UNIT STATION: Alva
COMMUNTIES SOLDIERS ARE FROM: Alva and Woodward
ARRIVAL TIME AT WILL ROGERS: approximately 7:30 a.m.
TIME OF CEREMONY: approximately 8:30 a.m.

Flight 3
UNIT: 1120th Maintenance Company
UNIT STATION: Ada
COMMUNTIES SOLDIERS ARE FROM: Ada, Sulphur, Lawton, Frederick
ARRIVAL TIME AT WILL ROGERS: approximately 11:45 a.m.
TIME OF CEREMONY: approximately 12:30 p.m.


Flight 4
UNIT: Headquarters, Headquarters Detachment, 345th Corps Support Battalion
UNIT STATION: Ardmore
COMMUNTIES SOLDIERS ARE FROM: Ardmore area
ARRIVAL TIME AT WILL ROGERS: approximately 1:00 p.m.
TIME OF CEREMONY: approximately 2:00 p.m.

The Oklahoma National Guard Office of Public Affairs will be operating the media center at the Sawyer Center.  Please R.S.V.P. to Cheryl Thomas at 405.228.5212 or Cheryl.Thomas4@us.army.mil with the name(s) of the media representatives you plan to send on a specific day. R.S.V.P. must be received by 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, October 12.