MONTGOMERY, AL (04/02/2014)(readMedia)-- 187th Fighter Wing
5187 Selma Hwy
Montgomery, AL 36108
WHAT: Alabama Air National Guard Unit Deployment Ceremony
WHEN: April 5, 2014; 8:00 a.m.
WHERE: Maintenance Hangar, Bldg 1201, Dannelly Field Air National Guard Base
CONTACT: 1st Lt Adam Pruitt at 334-394-7103 or DSN 358-9103
Montgomery, Ala. – The Alabama Air National Guard's 187th Fighter Wing will conduct a deployment ceremony Sat., Apr.5, 2014, at 8:00 a.m. This ceremony will honor the service of the unit's men and women mobilizing to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. The wing's F-16C+ Fighting Falcon aircraft - the "Red Tails" - will provide armed overwatch and close air support for ground units in their area of responsibility.
Members of the press will have an opportunity to interview Airmen and their families, as well as the leaders of the 187th Fighter Wing. Still and video imagery opportunities include the ceremony, troops in formation, and Airmen with their families. Please contact 1st Lt Adam Pruitt at 334-394-7103 no later than 4 April at 10:00 for gate access. Bring state ID and press credentials the day of the ceremony.