FORT LEE, Va. – Family and friends will bid farewell to a detachment of Soldiers from the Army’s 54th Quartermaster Company in a ceremony here Monday before they begin a six-month deployment to Southwest Asia in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.

     WHO: 54th Quartermaster Company

     WHAT: Deployment ceremony

     WHEN: 3 p.m. Monday, July13, 2015
     (time subject to change; media should plan to arrive 45 minutes early)

     WHERE: Post Field House, Fort Lee

The 54th Quartermaster Company is one of the Army’s only two active duty mortuary affairs units, which are both based here.

Media planning to attend must contact Stephen Baker at or (804) 734-6862 / (804) 691-1856 by 10 a.m. Monday for details on accessing the post.