Alabama Guard Homecoming

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

About 400 members of the 711th Signal Battalion arrived Tuesday morning at Fort Stewart, Ga.

The unit includes service people from grove hill and Chatom, Ala.

Other members of the 711th are expected to return home within the next two to three weeks. The troops left for Iraq on Jan. 4, 2004.

The battalion provided and maintained communications for the army in Iraq.

The unit had no deaths during its tour, but one soldier did suffer serious injuries.

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