FORT RILEY, Kan. (AP) _ Soldiers from a 1st Infantry Division
brigade will formally uncase their unit's colors this week to mark
the formal return from deployment in Iraq.
The 1st Heavy Brigade Combat Team spent the past year as an
advise-and-assist task force working with Iraqi security forces in
the Kirkuk province in northern Iraq. The brigade still has one
battalion in Iraq and three others attached to a brigade from the
Army's 10th Mountain Division in Afghanistan.
A ceremony set for Wednesday on Fort Riley's Custer Hill parade
grounds marks the official return of the originally deployed
The brigade will begin preparing for the remaining deployed
units to return to the northeast Kansas post and train for future