Fort Bliss Soldiers to Return
POSTED: Friday, March 12, 2010 - 8:51am
UPDATED: Saturday, March 13, 2010 - 11:56am
Fort Bliss - Approximately 500 soldiers from the 1st Battalion, 43rd Air Defense Artillery, 11th Air Defense Artillery "Imperial" Brigade, will return to Fort Bliss, Saturday and Sunday, Mar. 13 and 14 from Southwest Asia.
U.S. Central Command deployed the battalion to Southwest Asia in Mar. 2009.
The deployment was in support of standing commitments to regional security and stability.
This unit participated in planned Theater Security Cooperation events and multi-lateral exercises jointly with other CENTCOM units.
The Soldiers will be greeted by family members and Fort Bliss officials at Biggs Army Air Field.