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Pfc. James Jones is back from Iraq

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Pfc. James Jones won't forget his return to Fort Campbell, Ky., from Iraq on Jan. 15.

"It was so cool," he says. "Just touching down. The brakes hit. And then the plane stops. And you look out the window and see this like sea of flashes."


His wife, Madi, was part of the throng armed with cameras to capture the homecoming of 101st Airborne Division's 3-187th Infantry Regiment - the Iron Rakkasans.

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Randy Hanson
Randy Hanson has reported for the Star-Observer since 1997. He came to Hudson after 11 years with the Inter-County Leader at Frederic, and eight years of teaching social studies. He’s a graduate of UW-Eau Claire.
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