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National Guard Units Activated With AM-Iraq-National Guards

August 10, 1990

Undated (AP) _ Some elements of state National Guard units are being activated to assist in the deployment of U.S. forces to the Persian Gulf region.

Here is a list of participating states and units:

New York - 105th Military Airlift Group, Air National Guard.

New Jersey - 170th Air Refueling Group, Air National Guard.

Kansas - 500 members, 190th Air Refueling Group, Air National Guard.

West Virginia - 74 volunteers from the 167th Tactical Air Lift Group, and 130th Tactical Air Lift Group, Air National Guard.

Tennessee - 134th Air Refueling Group, 164th Military Airlift Group, and 118th Tactical Airlift Wing, Air National Guard.

Illinois - 108 members 126th Air Refueling Wing, Air National Guard.

North Carolina - 21 members of the 156th Aeromedical Evacuation Flight, Air National Guard.

South Carolina - 5 members of the 228th Signal Bridge, National Guard.

Ohio - 14 members of the 160th Air Refueling Group, 20 members of the 179th Tactical Air Lift Group, and 20 from the 179th Tactical Air Lift Group, all Air National Guard.

Texas - 11 volunteers from the 136th Tactical Aircraft Wing, Air National Guard.

Arizona - The number of Guard soldiers is not disclosed, but they include members of the 161st Refueling Group, Air National Guard.

Rhode Island - Three members of the 143rd Tactical Airlift Group, Air National Guard.

Delaware - 60 National Guard membes, 166th Tactical Airlift Group, Air National Guard.

New Hampshire - 40 members of the 157th Air Refueling Group, Air National Guard.

Utah - 25 members of the 151st Refueling Group, three members of the 169th Electronic Security Squadron, Air National Guard.

Washington - Gov. Booth Gardner declines to give the units involved.

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