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Soldiers From 117th CSSB Return Home From Afghanistan

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Members of the 117th CSSB exit a plane Sunday in Trenton. Members of the 117th CSSB exit a plane Sunday in Trenton.
WEST TRENTON, N.J. -

Members of the 117th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion returned home to West Trenton Sunday after a year-long deployment in Afghanistan.

The soldier's were part of a wide variety of sustainment operations for all U.S. Coalition Forces in Regional Command-South in Afghanistan, the New Jersey Department of Military and Veterans Affairs said.

Among their responsibilities, the group served as battalion headquarters for active, reserve and National Guard formations and transported sustainment packages to more than 45 bases and combat outposts traversing more than 2 million miles of what the military describes as the "most dangerous terrain in the world."

The soldiers returned to the National Guard armory and flight facility in West Trenton Sunday around 11 a.m.

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