Lejeune Marines to return from Iraq Tuesday
Staff report
Posted : Monday Apr 23, 2007 15:43:29 EDT

JACKSONVILLE, N.C. — More than 250 leathernecks are scheduled to return to Camp Lejeune, N.C., from Iraq on Tuesday.

Nearly 150 of the Marines are with 2nd Tank Battalion, according to a II Marine Expeditionary Force spokesman.

Marines with other Lejeune units, including 2nd Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion; 1st Battalion, 6th Marines; and 2nd Assault Amphibian Battalion, are coming home as well.

The leathernecks are returning from a seven-month deployment to Iraq’s Anbar province.