Spec. John Lundy, right, and Spec. Matthew Sturgill, obscured, leap into the arms of Pfc. Devin Horton, left, Dec. 23 at Camp Atterbury in Edinburgh, Ind., as 109 members of the 1st Battalion, 149th Infantry, Army National Guard, prepare to board a bus home to Kentucky and join their families for the holidays. As part of the last soldiers to leave Iraq, the men arrived at Camp Atterbury on Dec. 21. The U.S. military announced Dec. 17 that the last American troops have left Iraq as the nearly nine-year war ends.
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