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2nd Battalion - 162nd Infantry Regiment

Members of Company D, 2nd Battalion, 162nd Infantry Regiment, deployed to Kuwait in February 2000 to provide security for Patriot sites there. The unit were set to replace a National Guard Group from Arkansas deployed there.

Soldiers from the 2nd Battalion, 162nd Infantry Regiment deployed to Japan to participate in the annual bilateral U.S.-Japan cold weather training exercise NORTHWIND 96. For this exercise, the soldiers arrived at Camp Obihiro, Japan, on 18 February 1996, for their annual training mission before moving to the Shikaribetsu Training Area north of Camp Obihiro for the field training exercise.

Prior to this, the unit had deployed to take part in Team Spirit in Korea in 1988; to the Naval Amphibious Wafare School, Coronado in 1990; and to the Jungle Warfar Center in Panama in 1994.

Alpha Company, 2-162 Infantry, also deployed in 1990 to Scotland and in 1992 to Puerto Rico.

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