Marquette Soldier Returning from Afghanistan

A U.P. soldier is back on American soil tonight after a deployment to Afghanistan.

Army Specialist Brian Liberty of Marquette and his 101st Airborne Division, 159th Combat Aviation Brigade at Ft. Campbell, Kentucky got home last night.

Liberty is a 2009 graduate of Marquette Senior High School and one of 154 soldiers returning from the one-year deployment.

Liberty is an air traffic controller and was stationed in southern Afghanistan.

Posted by: Mike Hoey