FORT LEE, Va. – Soldiers from the Army’s 54th Quartermaster Company will receive a warm welcome from family and friends at a ceremony here Aug. 5 when they return from their six-month deployment to Southwest Asia in support of Operation Freedom’s Sentinel.

WHAT:  Redeployment ceremony

WHO:  54th Quartermaster Company

WHEN:  7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 5 (time subject to change; media should plan to arrive 45 minutes early)

WHERE:  Clark Fitness Center, Fort Lee

The 54th Quartermaster Company is one of the Army’s only two active duty mortuary affairs units, which are both based here.

Media planning to attend must contact Sarah Gauvin at or (804) 734-6965  by noon Wednesday for details on accessing the post.