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​Over 700 US soldiers set to return home after seven-month deployment

3 Feb 2019 10:22

Reporter : Hafizullah Rajabi

Hundreds of US troops are set to return home from a seven-month deployment to Afghanistan, an American TV channel reported.

Over 700 Task Force Destiny, 101st Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) soldiers are leaving Afghanistan this month.

Nashville quoted Fort Campbell Public Affairs as saying the first two welcome ceremonies would take place Feb 2 and 4.

The 101st Combat Aviation Brigade lent aviation support to the US coalition and Afghan forces.

Task Force Destiny transported more than seven million pounds of cargo and 91,000 passengers, and conducting 1,700 security missions and 256 air assault operations.