Fort Lee soldiers head to Middle East - NBC12 - Richmond, VA News

Fort Lee soldiers head to Middle East

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FORT LEE, VA (WWBT) -

Soldiers stationed at Fort Lee will deploy to the Middle East on Friday.

The 111th Quartermaster Company leaves at 3 p.m. The soldiers are part a mortuary affairs unit in the country - which prepares the bodies of fallen soldiers for transport home.

They'll be in Afghanistan and Kuwait for six months, supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

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