National Guard Soldiers Homecoming in Denison and Red Oak

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July 19th, 2011 by Doug Evans

Homecoming ceremonies for two Iowa National Guard Units in the middle east will take place in Denison and Red Oak Wednesday.

Ceremonies for Company D, 1st Battalion, 168th Infantry will be held at 3:00 Wednesday at the Crawford County Fairgrounds. Approximately 130 soldiers are part of that unit.

Ceremonies for Company F, 334th Brigade Support Battalion, both with the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 34th Infantry Division will be held at 5:00 Wednesday at the Red Oak football field. Approximately 80 soldiers are part of the unit.

These units are part of the approximately 2,900 members of the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 34th Infantry Division deployed to Afghanistan. The units arrived in Afghanistan in November 2010.