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IA National Guard Troops En Route To Poland

The National Guard keep watch from the U.S. Capitol.
Eman Mohammed for NPR

The Iowa National Guard is announcing two-hundred-fifty soldiers are being deployed to Poland. The troops will be from the eleven-thirty-third Transportation Company from Mason City and the two-oh-nine Medical Company Area Support troop in Iowa City. The soldiers are being sent to help the mobilization of eastern European troops against Russian aggression. No send-off ceremony has been scheduled yet.