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150 Ala. guardsmen return from Afghanistan

Oct. 21, 2012 - 11:10AM   |   Last Updated: Oct. 21, 2012 - 11:10AM  |  
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HUNTSVILLE, Ala. Soldiers in an Alabama National Guard battalion are returning home after a yearlong deployment in Afghanistan.

About 150 members of the 115th Expeditionary Signal Battalion are scheduled to arrive Sunday afternoon at Huntsville Airport. The welcoming ceremony at the airport is limited to family members.

The battalion is made of companies from Huntsville and Moulton, Florence and Sheffield,">according to The Huntsville Times. They were deployed in October 2011.

Some members of the unit returned to Fort Bliss, Texas, earlier this week. National Guard officials said the remainder will be back in a week.

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