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10th Mountain News Releases and Advisories

Sep 19, 2011

Release Number: 1109-06


Fort Drum Public Affairs

Welcome Home Ceremony for Returning Troops

Press Release

Release Nr:  1109-06

September 19, 2011

Fort Drum Public Affairs


Welcome Home Ceremony for Returning Troops


Fort Drum, NY - A welcome home ceremony was held for 134 Soldiers returning from Afghanistan early Sunday morning September 18 at Wheeler-Sack Army Airfield. The Soldiers are members of the 10th Combat Aviation Brigade, 10th Mountain Division.


They spent the last year in Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom in the Regional Command-East area in order to provide freedom of movement, protect the population and defeat insurgents.

Media with inquiries regarding this press release should call Fort Drum Public Affairs, 315-772-5463, or email

Media Relations Officer
Main Office
Public Affairs Office
10012 S. Riva Ridge Loop
Fort Drum, New York
(315) 772-5461
(315) 772-8295

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