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3rd ESC returns to Fort Knox

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FORT KNOX, KY (WAVE) – It was a joyful homecoming celebration Saturday at Fort Knox as 200 soldiers with the 3rd Sustainment Command returned home to their families after nine month deployment to Afghanistan.

After their deployment in April 2012, the 3rd ESC took command of sustainment operations at Kandahar Airfield, which is comprised of more than 4,000 service members and civilians.

The 3rd ESC was responsible for the day to day logistics needs for combat operations and the movement of equipment back to the U.S. post surge and conducted more than 1,600 convoys.

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