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Orion Gazette - Orion, IL
  • Sendoff ceremony for Peterson, Iowa Guardsman

  • MOUNT JOY, Iowa—A sendoff ceremony will be held at 6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 22, for Scott Peterson of Orion and other soldiers in the Iowa National Guard who are deploying on Saturday, Nov. 27, for 12 months in Iraq.


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  • A sendoff ceremony will be held at 6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 22, for Scott Peterson of Orion and other soldiers in the Iowa National Guard who are deploying on Saturday, Nov. 27, for 12 months in Iraq.
    The ceremony wil be in the Army Aviation hangar in Mount Joy, Iowa, near Davenport.
    Peterson is employed full-time as a CH-47 Chinook helicopter technician with the 2nd General Support Aviation Battalion, 211th Aviation Regiment. This will be Peterson's second tour in Iraq. The first one lasted 18 months.
    The Guardsmen will train in Ft. Hood, Texas, before deploying overseas.
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