Kansas National Guard to deploy to West Africa

November 17, 2014 1:49 AM

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TOPEKA (KSNT) – Approximately 170 Kansas National Guard Soldiers from the 891st Engineer Battalion Headquarters, Headquarters Company and Field Support Company, based in Iola, will deploy to West Africa next spring.

Kansas was notified by the Department of Defense that the Kansas National Guard will be deployed to support West Africa’s fight against Ebola as part of the U.S. military’s ongoing efforts in the area and under the executive order of President Obama signed Oct. 16 authorizing National Guard troops t...

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