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150 JBLM Soldiers Returning Tonight To Joint Base Lewis-McChor From Afghanistan

JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. (AP) - About 150 soldiers are scheduled to return late Tuesday night to Joint Base Lewis-McChord after nearly a year in Afghanistan.

A reunion ceremony with families is scheduled for 1:30 a.m. Wednesday at Soldiers Field House.

An Army spokeswoman says the members of the 5th Battalion, 3rd Field Artillery Regiment largely helped with security  controlling detainees and clearing roads of homemade bombs.

About 100 other soldiers in the group who deployed to Afghanistan last October are due to return in coming weeks.
      
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