Soldiers, Families Reunited After Months Apart

By: KKTV
By: KKTV

After nearly a year, hundreds of Fort Carson soldiers are back in the arms of their loved ones.

For months, the only contact these soldiers had with their families and friends were phone calls and e-mails. For months, loved ones felt the painful absence as they navigated their daily lives with their father, daughter, spouse an ocean away.

That's all over for the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, who returned to Fort Carson early Thursday morning. Loved ones--most likely too excited to notice the hour on the clock--eagerly waited for that moment when their soldier was released to their arms for the first time in ages.

The 2nd BCT, 4th ID deployed to Afghanistan in May and June 2011. During the deployment, the Warhorse Brigade worked closely with the Afghan National Army and Afghan Uniformed Police to increase stability and security throughout Afghanistan.


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  • by Citizen K on Apr 26, 2012 at 02:36 PM
    Welcome HOME! Thank you very much for your service. Grab a beer, kick up your feet, and relax for a bit. :)
  • by Anonymous on Apr 26, 2012 at 01:55 PM
    Great! Now I have hundreds more "I am entitled to anything and everything cause I served my country" idiots to share the road with. Sigh
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      by Citizen K on Apr 26, 2012 at 02:36 PM in reply to Anonymous
      Great- another snarky, self-centered idiot *I* have to share the road with. Sigh.
    • reply
      by AJ on Apr 26, 2012 at 03:27 PM in reply to Anonymous
      Our heroes fight for your freedom to drive on the roads! Not really but it sounds good.
      • reply
        by jazzcat on Apr 27, 2012 at 07:19 AM in reply to AJ
        Okay...that was funny!
  • by Petra Location: Colorado Springs on Apr 26, 2012 at 07:01 AM
    WELCOME HOME, EACH AND EVERY ONE OF YOU! I give you my sincere, heartfelt thanks for serving our country. Now take some much deserved time off and spend it with family and friends. For those still over there and those getting ready to deploy, I will keep you in my thoughts and prayers. May GOD keep every one of you safe!
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