Families, friends welcome troops home at Fort Gordon
Spc. Timothy Painter, of Ringgold, Ga., gets a kiss from his 2-year-old daughter, Cailey, during the welcome-home ceremony for the 201st RSG Agri-Business Development Team.
Spc. Troy Mayfield, of Athens, Ga., hugs his 13-year-old sister, Shelby Groover, during the ceremony Saturday at Fort Gordon welcoming the team home from Afghanistan.
Cars were covered with welcome-home notes in the parking lot outside of the gym where a ceremony was held for the 201st RSG Agri-Business Development Team.
Freedom Riders drove a small motorcade on Fort Gordon and shook hands with the troops on their way into their welcome-home ceremony from Afghanistan.
Jordan Reynolds hugs her fiance, Spc. Troy Mayfield, during a tearful reunion. Mayfield, a member of the 201st RSG Agri-Business Development Team, just returned from Afghanistan.
Spc. Troy Mayfield's mother, Cindy Groover (center) stands next to her sister Michelle Groover (left) as she waits to see her son during the welcome-home ceremony. Her son returned from a yearlong deployment to Afghanistan.
Jordan Reynolds (right) waits outside for her fiance, Spc. Troy Mayfield, alongside Mayfield's 13-year-old sister, Shelby Groover, and other family members before the welcome home ceremony for the 201st RSG Agri-Business Development Team. Mayfield and his family are from Athens, Ga.
The 201st RSG Agri-Business Development Tem was welcomed home from Afghanistan during a ceremony Saturday at Fort Gordon.