3,500 Wisconsin Guard troops to leave for Iraq duty this month
About 3,500 Wisconsin National Guard troops will leave this month for their initial training in preparation for a 10-month assignment in Iraq.
Members of the 32nd Red Arrow brigade will leave Jan. 10 for several weeks of training in Florida
They'll return to Wisconsin for a short time. And then, they'll be off to Fort Bliss in Texas for more training.
When they finally get to Iraq, they'll be on a security mission.