Oregon Army National Guard Spc. Stephen R. Printup
Oregon Army National Guard Spc. Stephen R. Printup, of the 162 Engineer Company, plays with his youngest sister, Jeanette, while his other sister, Merilee, watches, shortly after arriving in Dallas, Ore., Nov. 4. Printup, who is from Portland, returned to the Pacific Northwest Oct. 30, along with more than 80 of his fellow Oregon Soldiers following a year-long deployment to Afghanistan. The 162 Engineers were credited with clearing more than 15,000 miles of roads during more than 6,000 hours of active missions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Nick Choy, Oregon Military Department Public Affairs).