Elmore in Alaska after tour in Afghanistan

Published 12:00 am Sunday, June 6, 2010

Army Spec. Albert R. Elmore has returned to Fort Richardson in Anchorage, Alaska, after being deployed to Afghanistan for one year. He is one of 3,500 members of the 4th Airborne Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, stationed at Fort Richardson.

His brigade served in the provinces of Paktya, Paktika and Khost. The soldiers assisted in the management of natural resources and helped improve roads, schools, medical clinics and district courthouses. While deployed, he was decorated with the Combat Action Badge.

A communications security repairer, he is assigned to the 725th Brigade Support Battalion. He is the son of Martha and Albert Elmore of Vicksburg.

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