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Kaid Lacroix, Poulsbo native, completes tour in Afghanistan

Army Sgt. Kaid W. Lacroix has returned to Fort Richardson, Anchorage, Alaska after being deployed to Afghanistan for one year. Lacroix is one of 3,500 members of the 4th Airborne Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division stationed at Fort Richardson.

He is the son of Jay K. Lacroix of Meadow Vista, Calif., and Jayne A. Lacroix of Poulsbo and is a 2003 graduate of Central Kitsap High School.

The airborne brigade served in three eastern provinces of Afghanistan, which included the Paktya, Paktika and Khost. Soldiers improved roads and provided vocational training in construction and civics.

Lacroix, a fire team leader, is assigned to the 1st Battalion, 501st Parachute Infantry Regiment. He has six years of military service.

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