Welcome Home Celebration for 115th Signal Battalion

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HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) - Sunday afternoon, family and friends gathered near the airport to welcome home members of the 115th Signal Battalion.

130 Members of the 115th Signal Battalion are back in North Alabama after serving in Afghanistan. The group has been away from their families for nearly a year.

The 450-person unit has been based in the Kandahar airfield area since November 2011 providing communications support to joint international commands including ISAF (International Security Assistance Force).

The battalion is commanded by Lt Col Steven T. Grigsby. Many of the Soldiers returning will be members of Company C which is headquartered in Huntsville