60th Engineering Company to deploy

FORT BENNING, GA - The 60th Engineer Company will conduct a deployment ceremony at 5 p.m. April 20 at Doughboy Stadium.

Approximately 160 soldiers from the 60th will deploy to Afghanistan from Fort Benning in late April.

The 60th is a vertical engineer company and will put up large structures and provide heavy construction support for U.S. and coalition forces during their deployment.

The 60th is an element of the 11th Engineer Battalion.

The unit's previous deployment was to Iraq from October 2006 to November 2007.  This is the company's second deployment to southwest Asia.

Courtesy: Fort Benning Public Affairs