400 Soldiers From 101st Airborne Returning To Fort Campbell

Posted at 8:52 AM, Jul 24, 2015

FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. (AP) - About 400 soldiers with the 101st Airborne Division are returning to Fort Campbell in the next few days from deployment to Afghanistan.

Half the troops will be returning Friday with the remainder on Monday.

Ceremonies are planned both days with family, friends and fellow soldiers to welcome the returning troops.

The soldiers are with the 3rd Battalion, 187th Infantry regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team.

The sprawling Army post straddles the Kentucky-Tennessee state line.

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