FORT LEWIS, Wash. – Approximately 100 soldiers from the 66th Military Police Company were expected to return from a 15-month deployment to Afghanistan on Tuesday, April 22. Approximately 50 more Soldiers from this unit will return later this month to complete the unit’s deployment.
The Soldiers were to be welcomed home by their families in a ceremony held at Soldiers Field House, at approximately 4:30 p.m. The 66th Military Police Company deployed to Afghanistan in January, 2007.
While deployed, the unit’s Soldiers trained Afghan police while providing security and law enforcement support to U.S. and allied forces in the region.