Army National Guard Troops To Come Home on Friday

By: Wendy Enneking Email
By: Wendy Enneking Email

Some 40 soldiers will be coming home to Kentucky Friday after a nine month deployment in Iraq.

Members of the Kentucky Army National Guard's 138th Fires Brigade provided support to Iraqi Security Forces and provided fire control for coalition artillery units.

The troops are scheduled to arrive at the Lexington Bluegrass Airport at noon on Friday. A welcome home ceremony will take place at 12:30 p.m. in the hangar at TAC Air on Airport Road.


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  • by Angel Location: Houston on Jun 29, 2008 at 09:07 AM
    I am so proud of the men and women that are protecting our country. My fiance is in the National Guard in Mo. right now! Glad that there comin home safe!
  • by Charlie Location: Lexington on Jun 27, 2008 at 10:33 AM
    Thank you for your service. And Thank you for WKYT for covering their return. Seems like other news outlets didn't want to cover this headline story. Thaks again !
  • by Angie Location: Lexington on Jun 27, 2008 at 08:37 AM
    A big huge THANK YOU to the soldiers for their BRAVE service to our country! Welcome home! You are the most amazing individuals I know! Thank you!!! Prayers with you as always!!
  • by Holly Location: Lexington on Jun 27, 2008 at 05:36 AM
    I'm so happy for the soldiers and their families that they will be reunited with today. Let's not forget the soldiers that will never be coming home and the families that they have left behind. My husband is in the National Guard and I'm so proud of him for defending his country!!!
  • by Goebel Location: Lexington on Jun 27, 2008 at 04:57 AM
    Welcome back and many thanks for your service.

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