Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Steven Petibone
KINGSTON, N.Y - The familiar marching cadance --"Marching down the avenue. One more day and we?ll be through"-- came true on 13 March as approximately 70 Soldiers from Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 104th Military Police Battalion were dropped off in front of Kingston High School and paraded down Broadway Avenue to the Midtown Neighborhood Center were they held their welcome home ceremony.
The unit was deployed early last summer to Camp Bucca, Iraq, where they ran a detention facility.
NY National Guard In the News
Newsday -- Thu, 16 May 2013
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YNN -- Thu, 16 May 2013
National Guard members compete to become best warrior
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NewsOne -- Wed, 15 May 2013
Henry L. Johnson Fends Off German Captors During World War I On This Day In 1918
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