Hawaii Army National Guard soldiers deploying to Iraq

Published: Aug. 31, 2011 at 8:46 AM HST
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HILO (HawaiiNewsNow) - Approximately 50 soldiers from Hilo will deploy to Iraq on Wednesday.

They are with the Hawaii Army National Guard's Blackhawk UH-60 Helicopter unit.

A deployment ceremony will be held Wednesday for the Company C, 1st Battalion, 207th Aviation Regiment.

This is the first Hawaiian Army National Guard unit to mobilize in support of Operation New Dawn.

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