Soldiers arrive home to crowd of loved ones

WDTN Photo/Adam Schrand

SPRINGFIELD, Ohio (WDTN) — About 260 Ohio National Guard soldiers arrived home to a crowd of loved ones at Springfield High School Saturday afternoon.

The troops are part of the 371st Sustainment Brigade. They’ve been deployed in Kuwait since June of last year.

During their time overseas, the soldiers provided logistical support in eight countries.

A special welcome home ceremony for the troops was held Saturday at the high school. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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