• Community honors deploying soldiers during event

    1 month ago - By Wood TV

    KENTWOOD, Mich. - Local veterans came together
    Wednesday to honor soldiers preparing to leave for their upcoming tour of duty.
    Amvets Post 126 in Kentwood organized the event to send off the soldiers of the 126th Infantry Regiment who were originally scheduled for a March deployment, but for many the call came early.
    “The unit has to prepare to deploy earlier than what we had originally planned,” Dot Tissue, a retired master sergeant, said.
    Dot said because of the early deployment, many of the soldiers are already preparing for deployment and are unable to attend the sendoff.
    Dot and her...
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