Final groups of Red Dragons return from federal duty
170401-A-NP032-880.JPG Photo By: Sgt. Amanda Johnson

Richmond, Virginia - Senior leaders from the Virginia National Guard join family, friends and fellow Soldiers in welcoming home the final groups of Soldiers assigned to the Lynchburg-based 1st Battalion, 116th Infantry Regiment, 116th Infantry Brigade Combat Team April 1, 2017, in Dulles, Virginia. Approximately 450 Soldiers from 1st Battalion, also known as the Red Dragons, began serving on federal active duty in May 2016 and conducted security operations in Qatar.


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