More than 100 soldiers come home to Texas after 9-month Middle East deployment

Images from the arrival of soldiers at Hobby Airport on Aug. 18, 2021. (Allen Reid/KPRC 2, Copyright 2021 by KPRC Click2Houston - All rights reserved.)

HOUSTON – More than 100 soldiers from the 1-133rd Field Artillery Regiment returned home to Texas Wednesday after a nine month deployment to the Middle East.

The unit, which is arriving at Hobby Airport, supported Multinational Force and Observers, an international peacekeeping force overseeing the terms of the peace treaty between Egypt and Israel.

Texas Military Department Senior Military Officials, family and friends, and various members of the Houston Texans football team attended the arrival event at 1:30 p.m. The Rodeo’s Armed Forces Appreciation Committee held the flags.

Here are some photos from KPRC 2 photographer Allen Reid.

Images from the arrival of soldiers at Hobby Airport on Aug. 18, 2021. (Copyright 2021 by KPRC Click2Houston - All rights reserved.)
Images from the arrival of soldiers at Hobby Airport on Aug. 18, 2021. (Copyright 2021 by KPRC Click2Houston - All rights reserved.)
Images from the arrival of soldiers at Hobby Airport on Aug. 18, 2021. (Copyright 2021 by KPRC Click2Houston - All rights reserved.)
Images from the arrival of soldiers at Hobby Airport on Aug. 18, 2021. (Copyright 2021 by KPRC Click2Houston - All rights reserved.)
Images from the arrival of soldiers at Hobby Airport on Aug. 18, 2021. (Copyright 2021 by KPRC Click2Houston - All rights reserved.)
Images from the arrival of soldiers at Hobby Airport on Aug. 18, 2021. (Copyright 2021 by KPRC Click2Houston - All rights reserved.)
Images from the arrival of soldiers at Hobby Airport on Aug. 18, 2021. (Copyright 2021 by KPRC Click2Houston - All rights reserved.)
Images from the arrival of soldiers at Hobby Airport on Aug. 18, 2021. (Copyright 2021 by KPRC Click2Houston - All rights reserved.)
Images from the arrival of soldiers at Hobby Airport on Aug. 18, 2021. (Copyright 2021 by KPRC Click2Houston - All rights reserved.)
Images from the arrival of soldiers at Hobby Airport on Aug. 18, 2021. (Copyright 2021 by KPRC Click2Houston - All rights reserved.)
Images from the arrival of soldiers at Hobby Airport on Aug. 18, 2021. (Copyright 2021 by KPRC Click2Houston - All rights reserved.)
Images from the arrival of soldiers at Hobby Airport on Aug. 18, 2021. (Copyright 2021 by KPRC Click2Houston - All rights reserved.)
Images from the arrival of soldiers at Hobby Airport on Aug. 18, 2021. (Copyright 2021 by KPRC Click2Houston - All rights reserved.)
Images from the arrival of soldiers at Hobby Airport on Aug. 18, 2021. (Copyright 2021 by KPRC Click2Houston - All rights reserved.)
Images from the arrival of soldiers at Hobby Airport on Aug. 18, 2021. (Copyright 2021 by KPRC Click2Houston - All rights reserved.)
Images from the arrival of soldiers at Hobby Airport on Aug. 18, 2021. (Copyright 2021 by KPRC Click2Houston - All rights reserved.)
Images from the arrival of soldiers at Hobby Airport on Aug. 18, 2021. (Copyright 2021 by KPRC Click2Houston - All rights reserved.)
Images from the arrival of soldiers at Hobby Airport on Aug. 18, 2021. (Copyright 2021 by KPRC Click2Houston - All rights reserved.)
Images from the arrival of soldiers at Hobby Airport on Aug. 18, 2021. (Copyright 2021 by KPRC Click2Houston - All rights reserved.)
Images from the arrival of soldiers at Hobby Airport on Aug. 18, 2021. (Copyright 2021 by KPRC Click2Houston - All rights reserved.)

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