Deployment ceremony will be held Saturday

A deployment ceremony for the Bravo Company of the 63rd Expeditionary Signal Battalion will be at 4:30 p.m. Saturday at Fort Gordon.

More than 120 soldiers will be deployed to support the 3rd Armored Calvary Regiment and troop draw down in Iraq.

This will be the fourth deployment to the Middle East for soldiers from the battalion or segments of the unit. The ceremony will be in Gym No. 3 on Brainard Avenue.

America will end its combat mission in Iraq on Aug. 31. The number of U.S. troops is projected to be reduced to 50,000 by month's end.