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April 18, 2010
***Photo Release** 1-82 Cav returns from year-long Iraq deployment, Demobilizes in Bend, Ore. 2 of 3
 
100418-F-6642T-004: 14-month-old Grayson Roskowski was on hand to welcome Maj. Peter J. Roskowski as well as the other 400 soldiers assigned to 1 Squadron, 82 Cavalry, 41 Infantry Brigade Combat Team, for a demobilization ceremony at Vince Genna Stadium in Bend, Ore., April 18, 2010. The soldiers officially returned to the state after a 400-day mobilization in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. While deployed, they conducted more than 6,000 convoy missions over an area of 90,000 square miles. They escorted 108,000 trucks carrying more than 160 million gallons of fuel, 11.5 million cases of water, 605,000 cases of MRE's, 9 million rounds of ammunition and more than 23,000 other individual pieces of cargo.

100418-F-6642T-008: The official party for the 1 Squadron, 82 Cavalry, 41 Infantry Brigade Combat Team demobilization ceremony renders honors during the playing of the National anthem. From left to right is Governor Ted Kulongoski, Maj. Gen. Raymond F. Rees, The Adjutant General, Oreon, U.S. Senator Ron Wyden, U.S. Representative Greg Walden, Bend Mayor Kathie Eckman, and Col. Daniel R. Hokanson, the 41 IBCT Commander.

100418-F-6642T-006: Community members from around Central and Southern Oregon welcome soldiers with 1 Squadron, 82 Cavalry, 41 Infantry Brigade Combat Team, back home, during a demobilization ceremony at Vince Genna Stadium in Bend, Ore., April 18, 2010. The soldiers officially returned to the state after a 400-day mobilization in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. While there, they conducted more than 6,000 convoy missions over an area of 90,000 square miles. They escorted 108,000 trucks carrying more than 160 million gallons of fuel, 11.5 million cases of water, 605,000 cases of MRE's, 9 million rounds of ammunition and more than 23,000 other individual pieces of cargo.