Local guardsmen continue training for deployment

Mississippi National Guard soldiers assigned to the 155th Armored Brigade Combat Team continue their mobilization training at Fort Bliss, Texas.

Posted: Apr 25, 2018 1:51 PM
Updated: Apr 25, 2018 2:34 PM

FORT BLISS, Texas (WTVA/Press Release) - Mississippi National Guard soldiers assigned to the 155th Armored Brigade Combat Team continue their mobilization training at Fort Bliss, Texas.

For more than a month, Mississippi and Kansas guardsmen have been training in an austere environment conducting battle drills and gunnery at the crew, platoon and company level to build cohesion across the brigade.

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The 155th ABCT is preparing for a deployment in summer of 2018 to the Middle East in support of Operation Spartan Shield, or OSS.

OSS is a combined forces contingency operation designed to deter and react to possible threats within the Middle East.

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