First group of Virginia National Guard Soldiers departs for U.S. Virgin Islands
170930-Z-A3554-0002.JPG Photo By: Cotton Puryear

Fort Pickett, Virginia - The first group of Virginia National Guard Soldiers assigned to the Staunton-based 116th Infantry Brigade Combat Team depart for the U.S Virgin Islands Sept. 24, 2017, from Blackstone Army Airfield in Blackstone, Virginia, to join a multi-state, multi-agency response effort after recent hurricanes battered the region. (U.S. National Guard photo by Cotton Puryear)


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