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40 Illinois Army National Guard Soldiers return home

40 Illinois Army National Guard Soldiers return home

Jul 22, 2018 - 13:16

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): Dozens of Illinois Army National Guard Soldiers have returned home from Afghanistaninfo-icon over the past two weeks.

The Illinois National Guard said the soldiers from Company B, 2nd Battalion, 238th Aviation Regiment, deployed to Afghanistan in August 2017.

Some of them operated out of the Bagram Airfield in Parwan province and others from the Kandahar Airfield, according to a statement from the Guard.

For the last 11 months, the 40 soldiers stayed in Afghanistan to fight against terrorists. Most of them returned home on Thursday and afternoon and Saturday.

PANinfo-icon Monitor/mud

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