Local deployed to Iraq

Published 11:50 pm Saturday, November 15, 2008

Army Pvt. Andrew L. Lacey has deployed to Iraq in support of the U.S. mission on the Global War on Terrorism (GWOT).

The GWOT includes members of all the U.S. armed forces, federal, state and local government agencies and organizations, and global coalition forces that are currently involved in various anti-terrorist operations or campaigns dedicated to tracking and taking action against terrorist groups and networks around the world. This includes countries or states that sponsor or harbor terrorist groups and their objectives that are either engaged in or have the capacity or intent to carry out terrorist activities that threaten U.S. nationals or U.S. national security, including efforts to disrupt national defense, foreign relations or U.S. economic interests.

Lacey is normally assigned to the 62nd Transportation Company, Fort Richardson, Anchorage, Alaska.

He is the son of Belinda Lacey of Clanton.