Army Reserve Cpl. Nicholas R. Laganas has been mobilized and activated at Fort Dix, N.J., in preparation for deployment to serve in support of either Operations Iraqi Freedom or Enduring Freedom. The soldier is a member of the 94th Military Police Company, Londonderry, N.H.

The soldiers are normally activated from Army Reserve or Army National Guard units from throughout the U.S. They go through a series of in-processing procedures and training classes that prepare them for skills and situations they may face in their deployed environment.

Laganas has served in the military for four years.

He is the son of Nicholas J. and Karen I. Laganas of Camilla Ave., Dracut.