Soldiers from Fort Huachuca deploy, Guard soldiers return

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Soldiers at Fort Huachuca on their way to war. One hundred soldiers left for Afghanistan Thursday. Three hundred more will deploy Saturday. The members of the 86th Expeditionary Signal Battalion will spend one year keeping alive Internet connections, satellite transmissions and phone lines. Forty soldiers deployed last week.


An emotional homecoming Thursday for hundreds of Arizona troops. Members of 2 different units of the Arizona Army National Guard reconnected with loved ones at Sky Harbor Airport in Phoenix. And some got to meet children born during their deployment. Guardsmen from the 1404th helped provide transportation support in Iraq and Kuwait while troops from the 158th provided security for reconstruction teams in Afghanistan.