Bravo Company returns home to Bowling Green
Story and photos by Capt. Stephen Martin, Kentucky National Guard Public Affairs
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Bravo Company, 149th Brigade Support Battalion was honored at a welcome home ceremony when over half the unit returned from Iraq at the Kentucky National Guard Armory in Bowling Green, Ky Dec. 8.
“We’re so appreciative of the sacrifice you’ve made,” said Warren County Judge-Executive Mike Buchanon. ” Even more so the sacrifice your families have made over these last several months. We’re glad to have you guys home.”
Bravo Company supported units in Iraq providing wheeled vehicle and tracked vehicle maintenance, weapons system maintenance and communication equipment repair.
Bravo Co., 149th BSB is part of the 149th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade which deployed more than 1,300 Soldiers to Iraq last June.
Since 9/11, nearly 14,000 Kentucky National Guard Soldiers and Airmen have mobilized in support of the Global War on Terror. The Kentucky National Guard has more than 1,600 troops deployed worldwide.