The Fort Riley community came together Sunday to honor soldiers who recently returned from Iraq.
Sacrifices are made by the families of soldiers and the soldier. Both were recognized on Sunday. Soldiers...for answering the call of duty and families...for their support.
Army Reserve soldiers from the 531st and 535th Transportation Detachment were recognized through the warrior citizens program for their efforts ovesreas.
"Today is our opportunity to honor our citizen warriors our army reserve soldiers who are just returning from theater they just spent 15 months serving their nation answering their nations call to duty in support of our global war on terroism. This is our opportunity to thank them for their sacrifices and the sacrifices of their family and their service in the call of our nations duty," says Brigadier General Karen Ledoux, Commanding General of the 103 rd Expeditionary Sustainment Command.
The units deployed May 2006 and provided other units transportation support in Iraq, Balad, and Tikrit.