Huntsville Based Guard to Return Home from Iraq

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) - About 40 citizen soldiers assigned to Huntsville based 1169th Engineering Group are expected back home
this evening after serving a year in Iraq.

According to a National Guard spokesman, soldiers are scheduled to arrive by bus from Camp Shelby in south Mississippi at approximately 6 p.m.

The 1169th was called to active duty in July 2006.

A welcome home ceremony for the unit will be held at the National Guard armory on Green Cove Road.

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