170 soldiers return to Fort Campbell - WKRN News 2

170 soldiers return to Fort Campbell

Posted:

FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. (AP) - Cheers greeted 170 soldiers who have returned home to Fort Campbell after spending 9 months in Afghanistan.

The Kentucky New Era reports nothing dampened the enthusiasm of the crowd in the hanger on post as they waited Monday morning for loved ones to step off a plane.

The soldiers are members of the "Wings of Destiny" Brigade of the 101st Airborne Division. The unit is part of the 101st Combat Aviation Brigade.

Its mission was to assist and protect ground troops with air support and air elements as needed.

Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and WKRN (Young Broadcasting station). All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.