V.I. National Guard Soldier Welcomed Home From Deployment on 20th Anniversary of 9/11

Top Stories Published On September 13, 2021 04:32 AM
Staff Consortium | September 13, 2021 04:32:36 AM

USVI service member Capt. Kai Callwood, center, returns home from deployment on 20th anniversary of 9/11. By VI NATIONAL GUARD

V.I. National National Guard service member Capt. Kai Callwood was welcomed back home by family, friends and fellow service members at the Cyril E. King Airport on Saturday, which marked the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2021 attacks on America that changed the nation forever.

“Family and camaraderie is big on any deployment and I appreciated everyone for being here,” said Capt. Kai Callwood of the 786th Headquarters & Command.

Capt. Callwood, who was deployed back in July 2020, was assigned to the 405th Army Field Support Brigade’s, Army Field Support Battalion-Africa, conducting contractual and logistical requirements as well as serving as a petroleum and water operations planner and a volunteer mortuary affairs officer, according to a V.I. National Guard release issued Sunday. 

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