Army National Guard Sgt. David S. Snedeker 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 Reserve or National Guard units.

Snedeker, an information technology specialist, is a member of the 1-150th Assault Helicopter Battalion, Lakehurst, N.J. He has served in the military 24 years.

He is the son of Alvena D. Snedeker of Birchwood Road, Lake Harmony.

The sergeant graduated in 1978 from Lawrence High School, Lawrenceville, N.J., and received a bachelor's degree in 2001 from California Coast University, Santa Ana.