Nearly 35-hundred troops attended a ceremony
at Schofield Barracks officially welcoming them back to American soil. After a
year-long deployment on some of Afghanistan’s most volatile turf, soldiers and
family members share some of their biggest challenges over the past year and
thoughts upon returning to Hawai`i.
Audio includes comments from
Brittany King, Christine and Charles
Austin, Lieutenant Colonel Colin Tuley and his wife Jin Tuley, and Elizabeth
year in Afghanistan the Bronco Brigade lost 20 Soldiers on the battle field and
260 Soldiers were wounded in action.
member unit is scheduled to return to Afghanistan sometime next spring.