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Morris-area soldiers of the 1st Battalion 151st Field Artillery in a May 2009 photograph.The National Guard soldiers recently completed a four-day leave and are expected to be deployed to Kuwait in July. Photo courtesy Danter's Photography.

Morale good as 151st prepares to deploy

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By Tom Larson

Sun Tribune

Area soldiers of the 1st Battalion 151st Field Artillery are expected to arrive in Kuwait to begin their one-year deployment in July.


Battalion Commander, Lt. Col. Scott St. Sauver, answered press questions during a conference call Friday morning.

The battalion just returned to duty following leave, which came after 36 days of intensive training at Ft. Hood Texas, St. Sauver said.

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