Hawaii Army National Guard Soldiers Return from Afghanistan January 1

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LT. COL. CHARLES ANTHONY – Schofield Barracks, HAWAII – More than 120 Soldiers from the Hawaii Army National Guard’s 230th Engineer (Eng) Company will return to Hawaii early JANUARY 1 after being deployed to Afghanistan.  The soldiers have been mobilized on active duty for the past year.

The 230th spent several months training at Schofield Barracks before deploying to Regional Command East, Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom, where they were responsible for numerous building projects that included: huts, outposts, Morale and Welfare facilities, latrines, aid stations, battle positions and more. Some of the last work they completed was preparing structures for the cold weather.


Submitted by Lt. Col.  Charles Anthony