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Two GUARNG Soldiers return home from deployments

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Sgt. Robert Bamba Sgt. Robert Bamba
Cpt Arnold Arizala Cpt Arnold Arizala

by Sabrina Salas Matanane

Guam - After spending more than 8-months in Afghanistan, one of four soldiers from the1990th Contingency Contracting Team (CCT) returned to Guam Saturday night. Capt. Arnold Arizala was greeted by his family. In Afghanistan he sercved as part of a highly specialized team tasked with handling all contracting actions in the area of operations.

Also arriving Saturday evening was Sgt. Robert Bamba. He is on island on leave to visit with his family. Accoring to a media release this is the first time Sgt. Bamba has been home since he left as a member of Task Froce Guam's Delta Company for a 10-month deployment last year.  SGT Bamba is currently receiving medical care for injuries he received while deployed.

The press release goes on to state that, the three remaining Soldiers of the 1990th CCT are expected to leave the theatre of operations with the next 30 days and return home shortly thereafter.

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