Troops Return Home
The First Brigade Team of the 34th Infantry Division returned home in the months of July and August. According to the Star Tribune no military unit in the nation had spent more time in Iraq since the war had began.
The troops were honored in a welcome home ceremony at the Bloomington Sheraton Hotel the evening of Sunday September 16. According to the Hutchinson Leader the unit was responsible for security, military intelligence, communications, resupply and reconstruction missions in Iraq