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SILVER CREEK – Village Trustee Ben Peters is being deployed to serve in Kuwait.

Peters announced Monday at the regular meeting of the village board that he is scheduled to leave on Aug. 28 and will be gone for about two months.

Peters has been active with the Air Force National Guard and is stationed at Niagara Falls where he assists the 107th Guard Unit and the 136th Flying Squadron. He has the rank of E-3 and is an A 1C guard member whose primary task is a loadmaster.

While he will be away from home he said he will stay in touch with village board members through the internet.