Army National Guard Spec. Joel R. Ingersoll is returning to the U.S. after a deployment to Iraqi or Afghanistan in support of Operations Iraqi Freedom or Enduring Freedom, respectively. The soldiers return to Fort Dix, N.J. for debriefing, evaluations and out-processing procedures before returning to their regularly assigned Army Reserve or National Guard units.
Ingersoll served in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom in the Iraq Theater of Operations. An avionics communications equipment repairer, he is assigned to Company B, 628th Aviation Support Battalion, Fort Indiantown Gap, Annville, Pa. He has served in the military for six years, and is the son of Lee Ingersoll of Hudsonville, and Deb Cornell of Rockford. In 2004, Ingersoll graduated from Wyoming Community Education, Mich.