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Congresswoman Barbara Comstock

Representing the 10th District of Virginia

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Comstock On Winchester-Based Virginia National Guard Unit Deployment To Southwest Asia

July 8, 2015
Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Barbara Comstock (R-VA) issued the following statement after the Winchester-based 3rd Battalion, 116th Infantry Regiment, 116th Infantry Brigade Combat Team received mobilization orders to deploy to Southwest Asia. Soldiers from Leesburg are also part of this unit.  Approximately 450 soldiers will begin serving federal active duty starting September 8th.  The unit will be operating as a security force when deployed:

“Our brave men and women in uniform protect us and sacrifice to provide our freedoms. With the news of this deployment, we come together as a community and help those families who will be missing a loved one.  My office will help in anyway it can if a military family requires any assistance.  May God bless our men and women being deployed and may they return safely to their families.”

Loudoun County Office Phone Number: 703-404-6903

Shenandoah Valley Office Phone Number: 540-773-3600