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842nd honored at Welcome Home ceremony

Sgt. Corbin Peterson, his wife, Kristan, and daughter, Blakeley, 15 months, reunite at the Donald E. Young Center in Spearfish, Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012. Soldiers of the 842nd Engineer Company arrived back in the Black Hills after completing a yearlong deployment to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. The Spearfish, Belle Fourche and Sturgis-based unit deployed in September 2011 with a mission to provide horizontal construction and engineering support.

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This work, 842nd honored at Welcome Home ceremony [Image 4 of 8], by 1LT Chad Carlson, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:09.27.2012

Date Posted:09.28.2012 13:46

Photo ID:673883



Size:5.2 MB

Location:SPEARFISH, SD, USGlobe

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