Owensboro National Guard soldiers receive sendoff


OWENSBORO, Ky. (WEHT) – More than 150 Kentucky National Guard soldiers will be heading to the US Central Command Area of Operations to conduct construction missions in support of Operation Inherent Resolve. On Thursday, friends, family, and Kentucky National Guard leadership will be saying farewell to the 206th Engineer Battalion based in Owensboro.

Eyewitness News will provide a live stream of the event starting at 2 p.m.

The Owensboro-based unit was last deployed in 2006 to Kuwait during Operation Iraqi Freedom.

For the latest breaking news and stories from across the tri-state, follow Eyewitness News on Facebook and Twitter.

This story was originally published on July 25, 2019

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Trending Stories