More 101st Soldiers Return, Ceremony at Fort Campbell Thursday
More 101st soldiers in the 2nd Brigade Combat Team are set to return to Fort Campbell on Thursday.
Soldiers in the ‘STRIKE’ team return from a nine-month deployment to Iraq and other Southwest Asian countries. Army Col. Brett Sylvia discussed the mission's activities in a video conference Wednesday from Baghdad.
The team supported Operation Inherent Resolve efforts, with the primary mission of advising and assisting, training and equipping Iraqi security forces. The team also engaged in combat, intelligence and security operations. STRIKE is comprised of approximately 1,700 soldiers.
The ceremony begins at 5:50 p.m. at Fort Campbell.