Platoon savors home after Afghan deployment.
Natalie Pickett, 23, kisses her husband, Sgt. Paul Pickett, 23, as his unit returns to Fort Drum, N.Y., on New Year's Eve. The U.S. Army's 2nd Platoon, Apache Company of the 2nd Battalion, 87th Infantry Regiment finished a year-long deployment in Afghanistan.
Repeated deployments weigh heavily on U.S. troops
USA Today article, 10th Mountain soldiers quoted.