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April 18, 2010
***Photo Release** 1-82 Cav returns from year-long Iraq deployment, Demobilizes in Bend, Ore. 3 of 3
 
 
100418-A-5611R-001: Oregon Department of Transportation changed highway signs to welcome home soldiers with 1 Squadron, 82 Cavalry, 41 Infantry Brigade Combat Team, as them made their way from Fort Lewis, Wash. to Vince Genna Stadium in Bend, Ore. for a demobilization ceremony, April 18, 2010.

100418-A-5611R-002: A soldier with 1 Squadron, 82 Cavalry, 41 Infantry Brigade Combat Team, holds his daughter before a demobilization ceremony following a year-long absence to Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom at Vince Genna Stadium in Bend, Ore., April 18, 2010.

100418-A-5611R-003: Soldiers of the 1 Squadron, 82 Cavalry, 41 Infantry Brigade Combat Team march in formation onto the field at Vince Genna Stadium in Bend, Ore. during a demobilization ceremony 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.