Bittersweet Ceremony For A US Army Reserve Unit

After a successful year long campaign in Iraq that saw all 168 soldiers return home, the 400th quartermaster company is no more.

In a welcome home ceremony today at Meadowthorpe Elementary the soldiers were honored with awards and flags.

But equally important was the fact this was a last chance to say goodbye to one another.

The 400th is now officially dismantled. Latrace Muse was awarded the purple heart after being injured when a mortor exploded near her vehicle. She says its hard for the group to disband after being together for 6 years.

Most of the men and women will now join other units in the army and may be deployed back to Iraq for another tour of duty.


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  • by SPC Latrace Muse Location: Radcliff on Apr 16, 2007 at 06:23 PM
    I would like to say thank you so everyone who has supported our unit and our military. I would also like to say thank you to the soldiers in the 400th it has been an honor to serve our country with you.
  • by Dudley Location: Georgia on Apr 16, 2007 at 04:45 PM
    Thank You One And All. You are what this country is about.
  • by Spc. Location: Hammons on Apr 16, 2007 at 11:07 AM
    As a member of the 400th I am here to say that an end of a legacy has finally came and i know i speak for everyone in the 400th that your thanks is very well taken
  • by concerned Location: red river gorge on Apr 16, 2007 at 07:00 AM
    Thank you to all the soliders for fighting for our freedom!
  • by Tessa Location: Somerset on Apr 16, 2007 at 05:33 AM
    Thank you for giving your life so that me and my son can live in a free state. You all are our Brave and Our winners of freedom. Thank You so Much for giving us a chance to live free.
  • by Guest Location: EKY on Apr 15, 2007 at 05:24 PM
    THanks you so much
  • by Lisa Location: Lexington on Apr 15, 2007 at 07:43 AM
    I wont get tired of saying it, so I hope they don't get tired of hearing this, THANK YOU, THANK YOU.

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