APTOPIX Troop Homecoming

October 24, 2011 - 4:07 AM
Capt. Corey Steiner is welcomed home by his daughter, Lilliana Steiner, during a homecoming ceremony, Friday, Oct. 21, 2011 at Ft. Carson, Colo. All U.S. troops "will definitely be home for the holidays," President Barack Obama declared Friday, in his statement that the war in Iraq will be over by year's end. More than 4,400 members of the military have been killed, and more than 32,000 have been wounded in the war that has stretched more than eight years. (AP Photo/The Colorado Springs Gazette, Jerilee Bennett)