Alabama Guard unit returns from deployment

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MONTGOMERY, AL (07/15/2014)(readMedia)-- The Alabama National Guard will welcome home the Soldiers of the 1103rd Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, out of Eufaula, at 8 a.m., July 16, at the Malcolm McNab Reeves Recreation Complex (Eufaula Community Center), 14 Community Drive, in Eufaula.

More than 60 Alabama Army National Guard Soldiers deployed with the 1103rd in September 2013, as part of Operation Enduring Freedom. The unit mobilized at Fort Hood, Texas, for additional training before departing for duty in Afghanistan.

The 1103rd CSSB was a central mission command headquarters conducting and enabling the United States Central Command Materiel Retrograde Element (CMRE) mission in Afghanistan. It worked as an enabler for base closure, mobile container assistance, and materiel redistribution.

National Guard leadership will participate in the homecoming, and families and the media are encouraged to attend.

Sgt 1st Class Jeremy Benton is the media point of contact for the event. He may be reached at 334-714-7975 and via email at


Alabama National Guard


1103rd Homecoming

WHEN: Wednesday July 16, 2014 at 08:00AM Central Time (US & Canada)
WHERE: Malcolm McNab Reeves Recreation Complex
14 Community Dr.
Eufaula, Alabama 36027