Troop deployment ceremony to take place this weekend

Governor Bob Riley will attend an Alabama Army National Guard troop deployment ceremony this weekend.

He is scheduled to speak during the formal sendoff for the 200-soldier Company C of the 167th Infantry Division.

The event will take place Sunday, June 10 at the Cullman County Fairgrounds beginning at 1:00 p.m.

Soldiers will leave on June 12 to serve in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.