1st Stryker brigade returning to Alaska

Posted: Wednesday, August 26, 2009

FAIRBANKS - About 160 Fort Wainwright soldiers scheduled to return Tuesday are the advance party of the 1st Stryker brigade that has been in Iraq for nearly a year.

The rest of the 4,000 soldiers will be returning over the next several weeks.

They are being replaced in Iraq by a Stryker brigade from Fort Lewis, Wash.

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