KPAX: Missoula-based soldiers to deploy to Afghanistan

The U.S. Army Reserve 823rd Movement Control Team (MCT) is heading off to Fort Hood Tuesday and will then deploy to Afghanistan.

“Their mission is important. They’ve been well trained and they are well led. We will do our best to bring them home safely,” say Col. Tey Wiseman, U.S. Army.

Montana Senator Jon Tester thanked the soldiers for their service as he helped send off.

“We’ll be thinking of you every day while you’re deployed. When you come home as veterans we’ll do our best to live up to the promises this country has made to our military fighters,” Tester said.

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