Spc. John Lundy, right, and Spc. Matthew Sturgill, obscured, leap into the arms of Pfc. Devin Horton in a burst of joy Friday, Dec. 23, 2011, at Camp Atterbury in Edinburgh, Ind., as 109 members of the 1st Battalion, 149th Infantry, Army National Guard prepare to board buses home to Kentucky and join their families for the holidays. The men arrived at the camp Dec. 21 to demobilize as part of the last soldiers to leave Iraq. The U.S. military announced Saturday, Dec. 17, 2011, that the last American troops have left Iraq as the nearly nine-year war ends.