Tuesday, January 22, 2013
Maj. Rob Movshin returned from a nine-month deployment on Sunday.
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Tuesday, January 22
Last week, friends and neighbors of Lane Road resident Rob Movshin were busy preparing the street for his return, after a nine-month deployment in Afghanistan with the the 117th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion of the 42nd Regional Support Group of West Trenton. On Sunday, Maj. Movshin arrived right on schedule and was reunited with his family, including wife Diane, and sons Noah and Adam. Mrs. Movshin shared some of the photos of the soldiers return and the neighbors' greetings—as well as the family reunion.
Saturday, January 19, 2013
Rob Movshin is scheduled to return on Sunday from Afghanistan.
The yellow ribbons tied around trees and utility poles around Lane Road when U.S. Army National Guard Maj. Rob Movshin was deployed to Afghanistan last year have become faded and tattered—but when he returns on Sunday, he'll see a clean, fresh greeting to welcome him home. "My neighbors and I have been working feverishly this past week to replace all the neighborhood yellow ribbons displayed during his deployment that were blown away or damaged," Maj. Movshin's wife Diane said. Maj. Movshin was deployed with the the 117th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion of the 42nd Regional Support Group of West Trenton last March. After initially heading to Ft. Hood, Texas, he spent the next nine months at Kandahar Air Force Base, in Afghanistan. …
Friday, March 23, 2012
Rob Movshin: 'I knew I always wanted to serve in uniform.'
One of Hillsborough’s own is heading to Afghanistan to serve his country. Rob Movshin, an active member of the community in the school system and Junior Raiders youth football program, is an S4 Logistics Officer in the 117th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion of the 42nd Regional Support Group of West Trenton. The battalion will deploy next week to Ft. Hood, Texas, before leaving next month for Kandahar, Afghanistan. “It comes down to a pride thing. Lots of people say what we could do, should do or would do, but those of us in uniform are willing to do those things,” Movshin said. “The fact that I get to put my uniform on every day and the support that I’ve had from the community is outstanding. Everywhere we go, people say ‘Thank you …