Miss. airport used to train for Bahrain | People
Some New York Army National Guard troops have shifted gears from communications to security in preparation for their upcoming deployment to Bahrain.
Almost two dozen Soldiers of C Company, 27th Brigade Special Troops Battalion, used the Hattiesburg - Laurel Regional Airport March 12-14 to learn airport security operations. The unit is part of the 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, and brigade Soldiers are at Camp Shelby, Mississippi preparing to go overseas.
Airport security is one of several missions C Company may be performing in Bahrain, according to 2nd Lt. Matthew Carpenter, a platoon leader in the company and officer-in-charge of the airport training.
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