Washington Evening Journal
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Washington, IA 52353
Washington County Attorney John Gish returned last week from is deployment with the U.S. Army Reserve to the Middle East.
The Army Reserve major was assigned to the 311th Sustainment Command for his tour.
The 311th provided combat support and combat service support to operations across the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility.
In an effort to maintain continuity during his deployment, Gish continued to review investigations and criminal prosecutions, provide legal advice to county boards and officers, interview applicants for employment in the office, hold regular video meetings with staff, respond to emails and speak with crime victims.
'The people of Washington County elected me to do a job, and I will always do everything I can to achieve it,” he said.
'I'd like to thank my family and friends for their ongoing support and assistance, the staff in the
Washington County Attorney's Office for their hard work and flexibility, and the many people who offered their encouragement,” Gish said. 'I'm happy to be home earlier than expected and in time to spend Christmas with my family.”
Gish plans to return to the Washington County Attorney's Office on Feb. 8.
In the meantime he plans to spend time with his family.