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More soldiers returning from Iraq
The returning soldiers stand at attention during the ceremony. - photo by Photo by Joe Parker, Jr.
The U.S. Army’s Third Infantry Division Sustainment Brigade continued its redeployment from Iraq Saturday with the arrival of about 150 soldiers.
The brigade is returning home after a 15-month deployment to northern Iraq where it provided logistics support for 25th Infantry and 1st Armor division units  About 300 friends and family greeted the returning soldiers.
Brigade support operations officer Lt. Col. Russell Holscher welcomed and praised the soldiers for their success in northern Iraq.
“Thank you for the absolutely phenomenal job you have done over the past 15 months,” Holscher said.  “You did a fantastic job and you can be very proud of what you have done over the past 15 months.  Welcome home!”
About 70 Sustainment Brigade soldiers returned Aug. 3 and another flight is expected next week.
The First and Second Brigades have returned to Fort Stewart and the division’s Third Brigade is back at its home station at Fort Benning.
The Marne Division’s Fourth Brigade is scheduled for redeployment here in January.
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