Colin Bowie (right) welcomes back his friend and fellow James Madison University student, SPC 4 Ramsey Homoud, who served with the 323 Military Intelligence Battalion in Afghanistan, during a ceremony on Court Square Saturday.(Photos by Michael Reilly / DN-R)
Members of the 323rd and 203rd Military Intelligence battalions salute during the singing of National Anthem by Alexandra Adams during the ceremony on Court Square Saturday honoring their return from Afghanistan. Front row from left are Captain Darrell Whiting, SPC4 Andrew Lanouette, SPC 4 Ramsey Homoud, SPC 4 Onaje Jones and SPC 4 Noah Lanouette. Back row from left are SSG Mahindra Saywack, SPC 4 Andrew Falenski, and Harrisonburg Mayor Ted Byrd, who made brief remarks honoring the soldiers.