Ceremony welcomes home troops

September 15, 2009 4:48:40 PM PDT
A welcome home ceremony was held Tuesday for 120 Army National Guard soldiers who recently returned from Iraq.The ceremony was held at the unit's Morrisville headquarters.

Members of the 449th Theater Aviation Brigade deployed to Iraq in September 2008. The unit is trained to handle security, air assault and other service support missions.

The 449th flew more than 50,000 accident free combat hours in Iraq.

Tuesday's ceremony included members of the NC National Guard Leadership, civic leaders, family and friends.

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