January 24, 2005

Personnel services detachment returns from Iraq

Family members showed their patriotic spirit as they welcomed home Soldiers from the 183rd Personnel Services Detachment after serving for over a year in active federal service. (Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Michael Hampton, Virginia Guard Public Affairs Office)


RICHMOND -- Soldiers of the 183rd Personnel Service Detachment, Virginia Army National Guard returned to Richmond, Va on Jan. 20, 2005, after having served in Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Approximately 47 Soldiers of the 183rd entered active federal service on Dec. 11, 2004 and deployed to Ft. Bragg, N. C. to prepare for overseas deployment. These Soldiers served in various locations in Kuwait and Iraq.

They were released from active federal service in January 2006. After having served in Iraq for approximately one year these Virginia Army National Guard Soldiers returned to Ft. Bragg, N. C. on Jan. 11, 2006 to complete administrative processing for release from active federal service. Upon completion of that processing they returned to Richmond on Jan. 20, 2006 where they will be released from active service.

 

Secretary of Public Safety John Marshall and Brig. Gen. Eugene Stockton welcomed home Soldiers from the 183rd Personnel Services Detachment after serving for over a year in active federal service. (Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Michael Hampton, Virginia Guard Public Affairs Office)

Col. Mike Coleman and Brig. Gen. Robert Newman, Jr., the Adjutant General of Virginia, welcomed home Soldiers from the 183rd Personnel Services Detachment after serving for over a year in active federal service. (Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Michael Hampton, Virginia Guard Public Affairs Office)

 

 


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