• Families and friends of the 2nd Battalion, 34th Armor Regiment, and the 4th Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, await their Soldiers' return during a redeployment ceremony at Fort Riley Dec. 17. Several Troops and Companies returned after a nine-month deployment to Afghanistan in support Operation Enduring Freedom.

    Devil Brigade Soldiers return to Fort Riley

    Families and friends of the 2nd Battalion, 34th Armor Regiment, and the 4th Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, await their Soldiers' return during a redeployment ceremony at Fort Riley Dec. 17. Several...

  • Spc. Dietrich Smith, an infantryman from Huntington, Ind., assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 34th Armor Regiment, 1st Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, awaits inspection of his rifle and grenade launcher during weapons turn-in at the Fort Riley Redeployment Inprocessing Center Dec. 17. Weapons turn-in is just one of several tasks redeploying Soldiers must complete before attending their welcome home ceremony.

    Devil Brigade Soldiers return to Fort Riley

    Spc. Dietrich Smith, an infantryman from Huntington, Ind., assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 34th Armor Regiment, 1st Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, awaits inspection of his rifle and grenade launcher during weapons turn-in at the Fort...

  • Spc. Hans Haken, an infantryman from Manchester, N.H., assigned to 2nd Battalion, 34th Armor Regiment, 1st Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, embraces his nephew for the first time following a redeployment ceremony at Fort Riley, Kan., Dec. 17. Two more units of the 1st HBCT are expected to return to Fort Riley from Afghanistan before the end of the year.

    Devil Brigade Soldiers return to Fort Riley

    Spc. Hans Haken, an infantryman from Manchester, N.H., assigned to 2nd Battalion, 34th Armor Regiment, 1st Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, embraces his nephew for the first time following a redeployment ceremony at Fort Riley, Kan...

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