COLUMBUS (WCMH) — Approximately 200 local soldiers from the Ohio National Guard will embark on yearlong deployments Wednesday.
The soldiers are part of the 1st Battalion, 137th Aviation Regiment (Assault), located in Columbus. They will be deployed in support of U.S. Central Command.
The unit’s call to duty ceremony, due to COVID-19, is not open to the public. It is, however, being streamed online.