Lt. Col. Byron Mobley, commander, 336th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, encourages Army Reservists serving with the 289th Transportation Detachment during the unit’s deployment ceremony held at the Buckeye Armed Forces Reserve Center Sept. 18. The soldiers will be conducting a large-scale transportation mission moving personnel and equipment throughout Kuwait and north into Iraq.
Sgt. Teresa Hoyos, who hails from Phoenix and is an Army Reservist and member of the 289th Transportation Detachment, embraces her daughter, Cari, after the unit’s deployment ceremony held at the Buckeye Armed Forces Reserve Center Sept. 18. Families and friends gathered to honor the soldiers at the ceremony, which officially sent the soldiers off to conduct a scheduled 12-month deployment to Kuwait.