Archive for Saturday, December 10, 2005

National Guard unit returns from Iraq today

December 10, 2005


Members of the Kansas National Guard's 891st Engineering Battalion will return from their year in Iraq today. A 2 p.m. welcoming ceremony will be held at Fort Sill, Okla., for the first group of arrivals.

A second ceremony will be held Sunday for the second wave of returning soldiers.

Lt. Col. Lee Tafanelli, the battalion commander, is a former Republican state legislator from Ozawkie. The unit is based in southeast Kansas, but includes some northeast Kansas personnel - including Staff Sgt. Rod Moyer, principal at Eudora West School.


Use the comment form below to begin a discussion about this content.

Commenting has been disabled for this item.