After a 15 month tour in Iraq around 350 soldiers are home with their families. Members of the Combat Aviation Brigade began returning to Fort Riley on November 13th. All of the soldiers from the Brigade are expected back before Christmas.
During their 15 month tour the brigade oversaw the operation and maintenance of 200 manned and unmanned aircraft. Their soldiers conducted nearly 18,000 missions. They identified engagin enemy targets 300 times.