Area Troops Ready For Deployment

(TOMAH - March 14, 2004) The 367th Engineer Battalion is mostly made up of Wisconsin and Minnesota soldiers and is based in St. Cloud.

The 570 soldiers will head overseas in the next couple weeks. They will start out in Afghanistan, but the details of their mission have not been released by the military.

The soldiers say they are training for a full scope of different situations they may encounter overseas.

It is the largest Midwest deployment since Operation Desert Storm.