Army Staff Sgt. Christopher B. Post is in the process of returning home with the 372nd Engineer Brigade based at Fort Snelling, Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minn., after serving a one-year deployment in Afghanistan.
The soldiers were responsible for combat effects-route clearance missions, and construction of roads and buildings for all forward operating bases and combat outposts in both eastern and northern Afghanistan.
The brigade engineers were involved with master planning, design, project management and extensive construction of more than 30 bases and outposts. They also conducted workshops for local nationals to help them rebuild their communities and provide employment using their newly-acquired skills.
Post served as a brigadier general's personal security officer.
He is the son of Mary E. Post of White Bear Lake, Minn.
His stepmother, Julia Post, resides on Fort Myers.
The sergeant graduated in 2004 from Hill-Murray High School, St. Paul.