WCCO EYE4 LOGO WCCO Radio wcco-eye-red01, ww color red

Local

Minn.’s 34th Combat Aviation Brigade Heads Back To Middle East

View Comments
Gordy Leach Gordy Leach
Gordy Leach graduated from the University of Minnesota in 1974 wi...
Read More

Get Breaking News First

Receive News, Politics, and Entertainment Headlines Each Morning.
Sign Up
Today's Most Popular Video
  1. It’s Nat’l Cheeseburger Day, So Here Are Our Favorites
  2. Lawyer: Peterson Case Would've Been More Difficult To Defend In MN
  3. Finding Minnesota: The Feline Fun House
  4. Good Question: What's The Best Way To Discipline Kids?
  5. Mpls. Pop Up Parks Taking Part In Nat’l Recycling Campaign

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Soldiers from the Minnesota National Guard’s 34th Combat Aviation Brigade are going back to the Middle East.

More than 200 soldiers will train for two weeks at Camp Ripley in Minnesota, then leave for Texas is June.

They’ll arrive in Kuwait in July or August.

WCCO photojournalist Gordy Leach spent some time with them in Iraq in 2009, where they were using the same Blackhawk helicopters. You can watch his story in the video above.

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 1,860 other followers