Photo by Spc Errol Cadet , Joint Forces Headquarters- New York
BROOKLYN- Sergeant Janine Negron, a member of the New York Army National Guard's 133rd Quartermaster Company, hugs her son Jimmy as she returned home from a 9-month tour in Iraq on Sunday, March 1.
The 130 members of the company managed a food distribution warehouse and fuel logistics yard, providing everything from food for the troops to fuel for convoys and helicopters. In addition, the National Guard Soldiers managed a water purification and distribution site.
Unit members returned to the Marcy Avenue Armory after demobilizing at Fort Dix, N.J.
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