What kind of ceremony do soldiers get coming home from iraq?

Answer Soldiers returning from Iraq spend several days making their way home and are eager to relax with family and friends. Before being released to loved ones, however, soldiers participate in a "Welcom... Read More »

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How much notice do you get before U.S. Army soldiers come home from Iraq?

A U.S. Army soldier's redeployment from Iraq is an exciting time; however, his family isn't notified about his flight until just before arrival. The Family Readiness Group (FRG) or Rear Detachment ... Read More »

How many soldiers come back from Iraq with head injuries?

As many as 20 percent of Iraq War veterans return home with some form of head or traumatic brain injury. TBIs have been called the "signature injury" of Iraq combat by the Internet Brain Injury Col... Read More »

How many soldiers have been deployed to Iraq from march 2003 to august 2008?

Although deployment numbers for specific months are difficult to pin down, according to the Congressional Research Service, the number of soldiers deployed to Iraq doubled between 2003 and 2004, re... Read More »

What Supplies Do the Soldiers in Iraq Need?

Being deployed to Iraq and being away from their families can be a very hard and stressful experience for soldiers. Putting together a care package of things they both need and want can make someon... Read More »