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Fort Campbell Welcomes Home 186 Soldiers of the 2nd Brigade Combat Team and the 716th Military Police Battalion

 

Fort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – An early morning flight into Campbell Army airfield on Fort Campbell, Kentucky brought 186 soldiers home to the families in time for the Christmas holidays. The flight included 151 Strike Advisory Team soldiers, and 35 soldiers from the 716th Military Police Battalion.

The soldiers were returning from a nine-month deployment to Regional Command East in Afghanistan, where they continued the process of readying the Afghan National Security Forces for the 2014 withdrawal of American troops from Afghanistan.

The flight arrived 24 hours after it was originally expected as a result of inclement weather in Shannon in County Clare, Ireland.

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