150 soldiers return to Fort Drum after weather delays and re-routes

Published: Dec. 26, 2022 at 5:29 PM EST
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FORT DRUM, New York (WWNY) - After waiting and waiting because of the weather, a plane landed at Wheeler-Sack Army Airfield late Monday afternoon.

150 soldiers of the 1st Brigade Combat Team of the 10th Mountain Division are back from a deployment to the Middle East.

Expected to land late last week, the soldiers were diverted to Maryland and then to Colorado. But around 4 PM Monday, their boots back on the ground at Fort Drum.

Welcome home!