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MILITARY: Cook returns from deployment

MCHS graduate has served 20 years in the U.S. military

Published: Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013 6:59 a.m. CST

Army Sgt. 1st Class Chadwick S. Cook has returned to the United States after being deployed overseas at a forward operating base to serve in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.

Operation Enduring Freedom is the official name given to anti-terrorism military operations involving U.S. troops and allied coalition partners. 

Active duty and reserve component members from all branches of the U.S. armed forces have been deployed to support the war against global terrorism outside the borders of the United States.

U.S. troops serve in South, Southwest and Central Asia, the Arabian peninsula, the Horn of Africa, islands in the Pacific and Europe.

Cook is a cavalry scout assigned to the 4th Airborne Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska. He has served in the military for 20 years.

He is the son of Colleen Feeney of North Street, Morris, and Steven Cook of South Frances Way, Channahon.

The sergeant first class is a 1992 graduate of Morris Community High School. He earned an associate degree in 2008 from Central Texas College, Killeen, Texas.

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