MOBILIZATION CENTER SHELBY (MCS)
PUBLIC AFFAIRS OFFICE
CAMP SHELBY, MS 39407
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 7, 2005
CAMP SHELBY, MISS-Soldiers from the 155th Brigade Combat Team will start arriving in Gulfport at the Combat Readiness Training Center (CRTC) Friday morning. After a brief check-in process, the soldiers will be transported to Camp Shelby to continue inprocessing.
Once they arrive at Camp Shelby they will turn in weapons, receive a mandatory briefing and afterward be allowed to socialize with their families and friends.
The majority of the soldiers arriving the next few days are members of the 2/114th Field Artillery headquartered in Starkville. However, the rest of the flights will be mixture of different units. Family members are encouraged to greet their loved-ones at Camp Shelby.
Units are expected to arrive periodically starting Friday and continue through the middle of January 2006. Media who wish to cover the arrival should contact the MCS PAO at Camp Shelby at 601-558-2835.