Ogoy comes home from deployment

Published 5:01 pm Saturday, February 16, 2013

Army Sgt. Remigio O. Ogoy Jr. has returned to the U.S. after being deployed overseas at a forward operating base to serve in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.

Operation Enduring Freedom is the official name given to anti-terrorism military operations involving U.S. troops and allied coalition partners. Active-duty and reserve component members from all branches of the U.S. armed forces have been deployed to support the war against global terrorism outside the borders of the United States.  U.S. troops serve in South, Southwest and Central Asia, the Arabian peninsula, the Horn of Africa, islands in the Pacific, and Europe.

Ogoy is a chemical noncommissioned officer assigned to the 4th Airborne Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska. He has served in the military for eight years.

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He is the son of Remigio and Leticia Ogoy of Clubhouse Road, Virginia Beach. His wife, January-Jill, is the daughter of Jose and Socorro Velez of Aberdeen Place, Suffolk.

The sergeant is a 1995 graduate of Green Run High School, Virginia Beach. He earned an associate degree in 2000 from Tidewater Community College.