There were smiles and hugs all around this afternoon as the 518th Tactical Installation Networking Company returned from a 12-month deployment to Iraq and Afghanistan. Welcome ceremonies for the 125 soldiers were held at Fort Gordon. It was the second deployment for the 518th TIN Company to the Middle East.
Sgt. 1st Class Thomas Michleski hugs his wife, Renee, as they are reunited during a welcome ceremony for the 518th Tactical Installation Networking Company at Fort Gordon, Wednesday.