Coming Home

Following the families of 'Triple Deuce'

A car window in Watertown, N.Y. -- the home of Fort Drum -- tells the story as relatives and friends await the return of soldiers from Iraq in October, 2008.

Coming Home
About the series

Stars and Stripes reporters and photographers traveled to Iraq, Kuwait and Fort Drum, N.Y., chronicling the lives of the “Triple Deuce” — the 2nd Battalion, 22nd Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade, 10th Mountain Division — both soldiers and their families. As with most deployed units, there was triumph and tragedy. And when they came home, life was not the same.



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