More Than 50 Troops Headed to Ft. Hood Make Pit-Stop in Big Spring

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

BIG SPRING - Troops on their way back to base made a pit stop in Big Spring on Tuesday afternoon.

More than 50 troops stopped in Big Spring on their way to Fort Hood.

The troops just finished up some of their training for Iraq.

While six blackhawks refueled, they got to enjoy some barbecue.

They'll eventually be sent to Iraq to help with the non-combat mission there.

The troops from California and Alaska will be leaving for Iraq within the week.