ALBANY, GA (WALB) - The Albany Area Chamber of Commerce Military Affairs Committee is showing Albany's appreciation for the men and women of the 148th Brigade with a Welcome Home Celebration.
A ceremony will take place 10:00 a.m. – 11:25 a.m. on Saturday, July 10 at the Albany National Guard Armory, 1500 N. Monroe St. A Cookout will follow at Noon – 2:00 p.m. at the Albany V.F.W.
The 150 members of Foxtrot Company, 148th Brigade Support Battalion recently returned from a nine-month deployment to Afghanistan. In 2006 the unit was mobilized in support of "Operation Enduring Freedom."
"As we look to the future of our young soldiers, we can't envision the sacrifices each family has to make. We can only hope for a growing awareness and appreciation of each soldier, family and community," said Capt. Monica Childs, commanding officer Foxtrot Company 148th Brigade Support Battalion.
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