• Dallas native Command Sgt. Maj. Glen Vela, the senior noncommissioned officer for the 615th Aviation Support Battalion, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, gives a great big hug to his wife Kathy (left) and his two kids Andy and Mindy during a welcome home ceremony for about 220 members of the "Warrior" brigade Dec. 21 at Fort Hood's Cooper Field.

    Dallas native Command Sgt. Maj. Glen Vela, the...

    Dallas native Command Sgt. Maj. Glen Vela, the senior noncommissioned officer for the 615th Aviation Support Battalion, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, gives a great big hug to his wife Kathy (left) and his two kids Andy and Mindy during...

  • Approximately 220 troopers from the 1st Cavalry Division's 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, led by Traverse City, Mich., native Col. Daniel Shanahan, the brigade's commander, march across Cooper Field to their loved one, who were waiting in  the stands, following a 15-month deployment to Iraq.

    Approximately 220 troopers from the 1st Cavalry...

    Approximately 220 troopers from the 1st Cavalry Division's 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, led by Traverse City, Mich., native Col. Daniel Shanahan, the brigade's commander, march across Cooper Field to their loved one, who were waiting in the stands...

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