OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Hundreds of soldiers in the 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team will reunite with their families this morning at Will Rogers Air National Guard Base in Oklahoma City. The soldiers have been in Afghanistan for nine months. Hundreds of citizen soldiers returned to Oklahoma yesterday. Governor Fallin addressed those members upon their arrival in Oklahoma City's Air Guard base.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Four hundred soldiers with the Oklahoma National Guard are preparing to return home. Guard officials say the soldiers with the 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team arrived at Camp Shelby, Mississippi this week and are scheduled to arrive in Oklahoma early next week. Homecoming ceremonies are planned at the Air National Guard base in Oklahoma City for Monday and Tuesday. The soldiers are completing demobilization tasks like turning in their combat gear and weapons and attending classes on their benefits.