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Kentucky Troops Return To The Bluegrass

An emotional welcome home today for dozens of Kentucky soldiers who've spent over a year in harms way.

Hundreds of family members were re-united with loved ones who have been serving overseas with the Kentucky National Guard.

90 Kentucky National Guard soldiers returned to the Bluegrass, after a one year tour in several countries overseas.

The men and women returned to Lexington to find family and friends waiting at Heritage Hall.

The soldiers that returned home today were part of an aviation maintenance unit.

During their tour of duty, the soldiers were stationed in Kuwait, Iraq, and Afghanistan.


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