Another 125 Soldiers arrive at Camp Shelby with the 39th Brigade

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CAMP SHELBY JOINT FORCES TRAINING CENTER, Miss. – Another 125 Soldiers with the 39th Infantry Brigade Combat Team returned to the states Friday night just after 8 p.m. bringing the brigade’s total count to 1,800 having returned from Iraq.

The next flight of returning Soldiers is currently scheduled for Sunday evening with the remaining Soldiers anticipated to arrive back in the states within the next seven to 10 days.

In total, over 3,300 Soldiers are returning with the 39th Brigade after serving nine months in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.  For more information on incoming troops call (501) 212-8000.  For more information on troop returns to Arkansas call (501) 212-8001.  All timelines and return flights are subject to change.

Recent Return Information:

Friday, December 12 (5 p.m. return of approximately 125 Soldiers)

1038th Horizontal Construction Co., 875th Engineer Bn., 87th Troop Cmd. (N. Little Rock)

Approximately 89 Soldiers

Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 1st Bn., 206th Field Artillery (Russellville, NLR)

Approximately 30 Soldiers

Company B, 2nd Battalion, 153rd Infantry (Batesville, Augusta)

Approximately 6 Soldiers

Headquarters and Headquarters Co., 2nd Battalion, 153rd Infantry (Searcy, Wynne)

Approximately 1 Soldier