20 , 2002, 19:34 EST
welcomes home special forces soldiers
FORT A.P. HILL,
Va. - Virginia Governor Mark Warner and Maj. Gen. Claude Williams, th
Adjutant General of Virginia, joined family members of soldiers from
Company B, 3rd Battalion, 20th Special Forces Group (Airborne) to welcome
them back to Virginia after returning from Afghanistan earlier this
month. The soldiers had been deplyed in support of Operation Enduring
Freedom, America's response to the terrorist attacks on September 11,
2001. The soldiers of Company B, 3rd Battalion, 20th Special Forces
were mobilized for active federal service in January of this year.
|Governor Mark Warner welcomed back members of the Company B, 3rd
Battalion, 20th Special Forces Group (Airborne) during welcoming
ceremonies the National Guard Armory near Fort AP Hill of Wednesday.
"You performed your duties in that faraway land in an exemplary
fashion," said Gov. Mark Warner as he spoke before the men
and families. (Photos by Staff Sgt. Mark Turney, VaARNG Public
|Max watches anxiously for his father Adam to be released near
the end of welcoming home ceremonies held for Company B, 3rd Battalion,
20th Special Forces Group (Airborne). Max's father Adam returned
from a tour in Afghanistan where he and his unit supported Operation
Enduring Freedom. The unit was praised and thanked by Gov Mark Warner
on behalf of the Commonwealth.
|Members of Company B, 3rd Battalion, 20th Special Forces Group
(Airborne) stand information during welcoming home ceremonies.
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