FORT LEE, Va. – Soldiers from the Army’s 111th Quartermaster Company will bid farewell to family and friends at a deployment ceremony here May 20 as they embark on a six-month deployment to Southwest Asia.

WHAT: Deployment Ceremony

WHO: 111th Quartermaster Company

WHEN: 7 a.m., Friday, May 20
(media should plan to arrive 30 minutes early)

WHERE: Post Field House, Fort Lee, Va.

The 111th 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 Sarah Gauvin at or (804) 734-6965 / (804) 400-7273 by 3 p.m. Thursday to coordinate installation access for the ceremony and receive event updates.