SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- New York Army National Guard Spc. Josh Austin gives his daughter, Jaida, a kiss upon returning home from Afghanistan with the 2nd Battalion, 108th Infantry Regiment September 26, 2012. The battalion deployed to Afghanistan as Task Force Iron, conducting security missions in various bases. The first elements of the battalion returned from demobilization at Camp Shelby, Miss., bringing some 200 Soldiers home to their families. Other Soldiers returned to their families in Newburg, Glenville, Utica, CAmp Smith and New York on Wednesday