The Alabama Army National Guard's 1103rd Combat
Sustainment Support Battalion, out of Eufaula, has been called to active duty
in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.
1103rd will have a departure ceremony in Eufaula at the Lakepoint Resort &
Conference Center, 104 Old Highway 165, at 11 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013.
1103rd CSSB will deploy more than 60 Alabama National Guard Soldiers to
Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.
1103rd CSSB will be a central mission command headquarters conducting and
enabling the United States Central Command Materiel Retrograde Element (CMRE)
mission in Afghanistan. It will work as an enabler for base closure, mobile
container assistance, and materiel redistribution.
1103rd will continue to undergo extensive training at a mobilization station
before deploying later this fall.
and local officials, as well as senior Alabama National Guardsmen, will attend
the ceremony to send off the Soldiers of the 1103rd. The general public is
invited and encouraged to attend to show their support for the Soldiers and
Alabama National Guard has called more than 21,000 personnel to active duty
since 9/11 and remains a top contributor among the nation's National Guard
INFORMATION SOURCE: Alabama National Guard
1414 North Memorial Parkway
Huntsville, AL 35801