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Colorado Troops Spend Thanksgiving at Home

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Colorado Troops Spend Thanksgiving at Home

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Colorado Troops Spend Thanksgiving at Home

Colorado Troops Spend Thanksgiving at Home

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Troops at Ft. Carson in Colorado are celebrating the Thanksgiving holiday after the last members of the 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team arrived home from a tour of duty in Iraq Wednesday night.

There were cheers and tears at the base gym as the soldiers were reunited with their families. The 3,500-member brigade combat team has a month off before returning to duty and preparing for its next anticipated mission to Iraq in a year's time

Eric Whitney of member station KRCC reports.