Troops Going Home for the Holidays

Troops decend on St. Louis airport as holiday leave begins
Troops decend on St. Louis airport as holiday leave begins
Greeters welcome troops from Fort Leonard Wood as they arrive at Lambert-St. Louis International Airport as Holiday Block Leave begins in St. Louis on December 21, 2011. Approximately 4,000 troops are participating in Holiday Block Leave, the day when military installations release their personnel for the holidays. The USO of Missouri will host many of them as they find their way home. UPI/Bill Greenblatt
UPI/Bill Greenblatt
Troops decend on St. Louis airport as holiday leave begins
A drill sargent directs troops from Fort Leonard Wood as they arrive at Lambert-St. Louis International Airport as Holiday Block Leave begins in St. Louis on December 21, 2011. Approximately 4,000 troops are participating in Holiday Block Leave, the day when military installations release their personnel for the holidays. The USO of Missouri will host many of them as they find their way home. UPI/Bill Greenblatt
UPI/Bill Greenblatt
UPI/Bill Greenblatt
Troops decend on St. Louis airport as holiday leave begins
Troops from Fort Leonard Wood gather at Lambert-St. Louis International Airport as Holiday Block Leave begins in St. Louis on December 21, 2011. Approximately 4,000 troops are participating in Holiday Block Leave, the day when military installations release their personnel for the holidays. The USO of Missouri will host many of them as they find their way home.
UPI/Bill Greenblatt
Troops decend on St. Louis airport as holiday leave begins
Troops decend on St. Louis airport as holiday leave begins
Troops from Fort Leonard Wood arrive at Lambert-St. Louis International Airport as Holiday Block Leave begins in St. Louis on December 21, 2011. Approximately 4,000 troops are participating in Holiday Block Leave, the day when military installations release their personnel for the holidays. The USO of Missouri will host many of them as they find their way home. UPI/Bill Greenblatt
Troops decend on St. Louis airport as holiday leave begins
Troops decend on St. Louis airport as holiday leave begins
Troops from Fort Leonard Wood arrive at Lambert-St. Louis International Airport as Holiday Block Leave begins in St. Louis on December 21, 2011. Approximately 4,000 troops are participating in Holiday Block Leave, the day when military installations release their personnel for the holidays. The USO of Missouri will host many of them as they find their way home. UPI/Bill Greenblatt
Troops decend on St. Louis airport as holiday leave begins
Troops decend on St. Louis airport as holiday leave begins
Troops from Fort Leonard Wood exit their bus as they arrive at Lambert-St. Louis International Airport as Holiday Block Leave begins in St. Louis on December 21, 2011. Approximately 4,000 troops are participating in Holiday Block Leave, the day when military installations release their personnel for the holidays. The USO of Missouri will host many of them as they find their way home. UPI/Bill Greenblatt
A drill sargent instructs troops from Fort Leonard Wood where to go as they decend on Lambert-St. Louis International Airport as Holiday Block Leave begins in St. Louis on December 21, 2011. Approximately 4,000 troops are participating in the St. Louis Holiday Block Leave, the day when military installations release their personnel for the holidays. The USO of Missouri will host many of them as they find their way home.
Troops decend on St. Louis airport as holiday leave begins
UPI/Bill Greenblatt
A drill sargent instructs troops from Fort Leonard Wood where to go as they decend on Lambert-St. Louis International Airport as Holiday Block Leave begins in St. Louis on December 21, 2011. Approximately 4,000 troops are participating in the St. Louis Holiday Block Leave, the day when military installations release their personnel for the holidays. The USO of Missouri will host many of them as they find their way home.

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