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155th ABCT earns Navy Unit commendation

The 155th ABCT earns Navy Unit commendation while in Fort Bliss, TX.

Posted: Jun. 10, 2018 10:59 PM
Updated: Jun. 11, 2018 6:55 AM

FORT BLISS, Texas (WTVA) - The 155th Armored Brigade Combat Team received a Navy Unit Commendation last week while in Fort Bliss, Texas.

The commendation was earned while serving their duty during Operation Iraqi Freedom III in 2005 and 2006. 

During OIF III, 16 Mississippi soldiers from the 155th ABCT were killed while conducting combat operations. 

There ceremony concluded with a casing of the brigade and battalion colors. The colors will remain cased until the 155th ABCT arrives in the Middle East and officially begin their deployment in support of Operation Spartan Shield.

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