Fort Knox soldiers return home from Afghanistan

Fort Knox soldiers return home from Afghanistan
While deployed, the unit covered more than 7,000 miles in route clearance in southern Afghanistan.

FORT KNOX, Ky. (WAVE) - Fort Knox soldiers were welcomed home Monday afternoon following a deployment in Afghanistan.

Nearly 150 soldiers from the 19th Engineer Battalion’s 42nd Clearance Company returned to the Sadowski center following a 9-month deployment overseas.

While deployed, the unit covered more than 7,000 miles in route clearance in southern Afghanistan. They also removed approximately 400 improvised explosives, among other things.

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