Fort Buchanan, PR- Approximately 60 soldiers assigned to the 393rd Combat Sustaintment Support Battalion (CSSB), US Army Reserve-Puerto Rico, arrived to Puerto Rico from Afghanistan, 12 April, after being mobilized close to a year."We are deeply proud of each one of you. I realize that your mission was not easy. It was a high visibility mission and a critical one, and you executed it flawlessly", said Brig. Gen. Fernando Fernandez, Senior Army Reserve officer in the Caribbean.The troops conducted logistic operations and coordination of supplies and sustaintment at Camp Leatherneck, the largest Marine base in Afghanistan. They also provided critical support to the Southwest and West regional commands.The soldiers supervised over 260 tactical convoys, traveling approximately 1 million miles over some of the most dangerous zones in a Afghanistan.As part of their mission, the members of the largest US Army command in the Caribbean transported over 38,000 tons of sustainment, 760,000 gallons of fuel and retrograding more than 4,800 pieces of equipment during their tenure."The numbers speak volumes for the soldiers of 'Logistical Task Force Taino,'" said Lt. Col. Louis Feliciano, commander of the 393rd CSSB.Sgt. Ramon Russe, a Morovis, PR native, was one of the soldiers who returned home."I am extremely happy to be back in Puerto Rico. I am ready to see my family and my children", said the Chemical Operations Specialist, who has four children.A group of energized family members gathered at the Luis Muñoz Marin Airport in Carolina, PR to receive the troops.The 393rd CSSB is the second US Army Reserve-Puerto Rico unit that has returned from Afghanistan in 2013.The Army Reserve-Puerto Rico has mobilized over 5,000 soldiers since the year 2001.