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

WHAT: Redeployment Ceremony

WHO: 54th Quartermaster Company

WHEN: 7 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 5
(time is subject to change; media should plan to arrive 30 minutes early)

WHERE: MacLaughlin 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 / (804) 400-7273 by noon Tuesday to coordinate installation access for the ceremony and receive updates on any changes to the event start time.