FORT HOOD, Texas — The 69th Air Defense Artillery Brigade Headquarters and Headquarters Battery will host a color casing ceremony at 4 p.m. Jan. 17 in front of the Lightning Ranch sign alongside their headquarters building at 56021 Tedesco Way, here.

This ceremony is a pre-deployment tradition as the 69th Headquarters and Headquarters Battery prepares for their nine-month deployment to Qatar.

Media who wish to cover this ceremony should call Sgt. Woodbridge Bullock at (910) 813-3196. On Jan. 17, media should meet 69th ADA Bde. public affairs in the Southside parking lot of the Marvin Leath Visitors’ Center at 3 p.m. for escort to the event.