Army Sgt. Michael K. Mussone has returned to the U.S. after being deployed overseas at a forward operating base to serve in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.
Operation Enduring Freedom is the official name given to anti-terrorism military operations involving U.S. troops and allied coalition partners. Active duty and reserve component members from all branches of the U.S. armed forces have been deployed to support the war against global terrorism outside the borders of the United States. U.S. troops serve in South, Southwest and Central Asia, the Arabian peninsula, the Horn of Africa, islands in the Pacific and Europe.
Mussone is a military policeman with the 164th Military Police Company based at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska. He has served six years in the military.
A 2005 graduate of Edgewood High School, he is the son of Gail and Ronald Mussone of Golf Island Drive, Apollo Beach, Fla.