Kansas Adjutant General's Department

4/12/2017
Contact: Public Affairs Office- Catherine Horner
Email: catherine.f.horner.nfg@mail.mil

(785) 646-1192
www.kansastag.gov

 

17-037 Artillery battery to deploy for Operation Spartan Shield

Soldiers of Battery A, 2nd Battalion, 130th Field Artillery, will be honored at a 10 a.m. departure ceremony Friday, April 14 at Holton High School, 901 New York Ave. in Holton. The public is welcome to attend.

The battery, along with other Soldiers and elements of the Kansas Army National Guard, will deploy to Kuwait in support of Operation Spartan Shield. Their mission is to support regional partners with field artillery for operational missions, bilateral and multilateral military exercises, and theater security cooperation activities in the Central Command area of responsibility.

This will be the third deployment for this unit since 2001.

 

 

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