Oklahoma National Guard troops return home
|Updated: 2/17/2012 11:22 am
||Published: 2/17/2012 11:21 am
Members of the Oklahoma National Guard will return from Afghanistan on Friday.
Officials say 30 members of the 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team will return. This is the second of approximately a dozen groups of 45th Soldiers to return to Oklahoma as part of de-mobilization process.
Governor Fallin will be on hand in Norman with family and friends to welcome the soldiers home on Friday afternoon.
Nearly 2,200 Oklahoma Army National Guardsmen from the 45th deployed to Afghanistan in June and are currently in various stages of the de-mobilization process. An additional 800 Oklahoma Guardsman from the 45th deployed to Kuwait at the same time and are also in the process of de-mobilization.
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