5 Jun 2008

Army reservists arrive in American Samoa

11:07 am on 5 June 2008

In American Samoa, twenty-two members of the local Army Reserve unit deployed last year to Iraq are scheduled to arrive in the territory today.

Governor Togiola Tulafono led the local delegation that were at the airport to welcome home the soldiers.

An official welcome home ceremony for the soldiers is set for July 5th.

Meanwhile, another unit is preparing for mobilization next month for deployment to the Middle East.