Home of the Brave: 400 Soldiers Return to Fort Bragg After Year Long Middle East Deployment

FORT BRAGG – After being away from family and loved ones for a year while deployed in the Middle East, 400 soldiers from the 18th Airborne Corps returned home to Fort Bragg Sunday.

Be proud of everything you’ve accomplished and know that you have established and set and maintained in a very, very high standard,” Gen. Michael Garrett, commander of U.S. Army Forces Command, told the soldiers in the moments before the reunited with their families.

Understandably the soldiers got quite the enthusiastic reception from their loved ones.

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For more on the stories of these soldiers and their families, all that they’ve lived through over a year long deployment in service to our country, and how they’re glad to be back on American soil, go here.

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