Feb 2, 2011 8:34 AM by Bea Karnes

Local soldiers home from Iraq

You think you're cold? The average temperature in Baghdad in February is 66 degrees. Imagine stepping off a plane from Iraq and landing in southern Colorado with -30 wind chills.

But the nearly 200 soldiers returning to Fort Carson from Iraq yesterday looked plenty warmed by the love of family and friends.

A Welcome Home Ceremony was held for the soldiers at the mountain post.


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