- Associated Press - Sunday, June 5, 2016

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) - About 100 Alabama National Guard soldiers are expected to return from a yearlong mission based in Kuwait and other countries.

Al.com (https://bit.ly/1VFMQGA ) reports that the Company A, 136 Expeditionary Signal Battalion Guard unit is scheduled to return to Huntsville on June 11. The soldiers are returning on a charter flight and will be arriving at Signature Aviation in Huntsville at 10:05 a.m.

The unit is based in Arab but has members from across Alabama and other states.

The welcome-home ceremony will take place in an aircraft hangar.

While deployed, the unit provided tactical and strategic assets to war fighters and other elements within their assigned area of operations.

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