Fort Campbell welcomes 287 soldiers home on Friday

Posted by  kelliloar  Dec 7, 2013

Fort Campbell welcomes 287 soldiers home on Friday

December 07, 2013 at 11:01 AM

As temperatures dipped into the teens late Friday night and the wind hissed along the icy open flightline at Campbell Army Air Field, stoic supporters were not deterred from cheering the return of 287 soldiers from Afghanistan.

The latest arrivals were mostly "Red Currahees" - soldiers of 1st Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division - home early from what was to have been a nine month-long mission.

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