- Associated Press - Thursday, November 26, 2015

JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska (AP) - Some Alaska soldiers are coming home after a nine-month deployment to Kuwait.

The U.S. Army says about 40 soldiers from the 716th Explosive Ordnance Disposal Detachment will be reunited with family and friends on Friday. The soldiers are part of the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division.

Friday’s homecoming will take place at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson.

During their deployment, the soldiers worked daily alongside military service members from Kuwait and other partnering nations stationed in the region.

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