Ft. Campbell soldiers return home

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FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. (WKRN) — Ft. Campbell soldiers returned home Thursday following a nine-month deployment to Iraq and other areas in Southwest Asia.

The welcome home ceremony began at 10 p.m. Thursday.

The soldiers are from the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division.

The team conducted precision surface-to-surface fires; training, equipping and advising the Iraqi security forces to fight and defeat Da’esh. They also supported a multitude of intelligence and logistical operations for Coalition and Iraqi forces, as well as base security throughout the area of operations.