Michigan Guard soldiers welcomed after Afghan tour

Family and friends gave a warm welcome home Thursday to 90 Michigan Army National Guard soldiers who spent 10 months on duty in the Afghanistan war.
AP Wire
Mar 28, 2013


Hundreds of people turned out in the afternoon to greet members of the Augusta-based 1433rd Engineer Company at Western Michigan University Reed Fieldhouse in Kalamazoo.

The company is part of the 507th Engineering Battalion. Its members are among the more than 700 Michigan Army National Guard soldiers and airmen deployed worldwide.


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