Hundreds of soldiers return to Fort Wainwright from Afghanistan

Associated PressApril 10, 2012 

FAIRBANKS -- More than 500 Fort Wainwright soldiers have returned to Fairbanks from Afghanistan.

The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner says the homecoming was Monday.

More than 4,000 members of the 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team left Fairbanks last year for a yearlong deployment. Flights carrying the remainder of the soldiers are expected in Fairbanks in coming weeks.

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