Monday, October 15, 2007

welcome home!

to members of the 643rd military police company! i saw y'all out there yesterday morning (well i saw some national guard members directing traffic). i happened to pass by and i gave y'all the silent nod

thanks for serving

National Guard Unit Welcomed Home
Soldiers Who Were Stationed In Germany Recognized For Serving In War On Terror

Courant Staff Writer
Sgt. Zena Campbell was looking for excitement five years ago, when she enlisted in the Connecticut National Guard.Excitement is what she got in the past two years as she trained to become a military police officer and then was deployed to Germany.Campbell, 23, of Waterbury, and about 130 other members of the 643rd Military Police Company had two extensions to their deployment as they patrolled several German towns and tracked down suspected terrorists before returning home in July.The unit of the state National Guard was honored Sunday in a welcome ceremony that Campbell and about 50 others in her unit attended at the State Armory in Hartford. They received the national defense medal, the global war on terrorism service medal and the armed forces reserve medal with "M" device...........

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