Kentucky Guard leadership visit the USNS Joshua Humphreys

Kentucky VIPs Visit the USNS Joshua Humphreys

DJIBOUTI – State Command Sgt. Maj. Gregory Armstrong, 138th Fires Brigade Commander Col. Brian Wertzler and Soldiers from Task Force Longrifles received a tour of the USNS Joshua Humphreys on Feb. 5, 2013. (Photo by Sgt. Alexa Becerra, 2-138th FAR PAO)

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DJIBOUTI — Kentucky National Guard leadership spent the last couple of weeks with more than 500 Soldiers currently stationed in Djibouti, Africa on a one-year overseas tour.

Task force Longrifles, made up of Soldiers from 2nd battalion, 138th Field Artillery out of Lexington, Ky., escorted several key leaders from the Kentucky Guard to include Col. Brian Wertzler and State Command Sgt. Major Gregory Armstrong among others, giving them hands-on experience into what the 2/138th Soldiers are experiencing during their deployment.

These two were given the opportunity to tour the US Naval Ship, the Joshua Humphreys which is currently supporting operations in Djibouti.

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