Fort Hood: Soldiers Return After 9-Month Deployment

By: Brittany Semadeni Email
By: Brittany Semadeni Email

FORT HOOD (March 5, 2013)--Some soldiers from the 104th Engineer Company, 62nd Engineer Battalion, 36th Engineer Brigade returned home Monday after a 9-month deployment to Afghanistan, according to Fort Hood spokesperson Tyler Broadway.

Soldiers tasked to deploy there assisted with community relations, the closing some FOBs and provided support where needed.

About 400 soldiers were welcomed home to Fort Hood Monday night as the battalion’s colors were uncased, Broadway said.

According to Sgt. Richard Wrigley of Fort Stewart, Georgia, the 92nd Engineer Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division recently deployed to take over the mission.

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