Adam Russell of Indiana, left, and Dylan Pomes of Illinois play a game of backgammon at the USO lounge in the Charlotte/Douglas International Airport on Wednesday. USO assisted and served breakfast and snacks to 1,300 soldiers from Fort Jackson as they flew home from basic training and advance training to go on holiday leave.
Adam Russell of Indiana, left, and Dylan Pomes of Illinois play a game of backgammon at the USO lounge in the Charlotte/Douglas International Airport on Wednesday. USO assisted and served breakfast and snacks to 1,300 soldiers from Fort Jackson as they flew home from basic training and advance training to go on holiday leave.
Adam Russell of Indiana, left, and Dylan Pomes of Illinois play a game of backgammon at the USO lounge in the Charlotte/Douglas International Airport on Wednesday. USO assisted and served breakfast and snacks to 1,300 soldiers from Fort Jackson as they flew home from basic training and advance training to go on holiday leave.

Soldiers' leave offers time for rest, recovery

December 20, 2007 12:27 AM