Hutchinson is welcoming home a group of national guardsmen. Around a 130 soldiers of the 1161st forward support company of Hutchinson are returning home from their deployment to Iraq.
They were deployed in January of this year. The unit's mission in Iraq included force protection and convoy escorts for combat logistics patrols. A ceremony will be held for the guardsmen this Friday at the Hutchinson Sports Arena at 700 E. 11th St. at 1:00 p.m.. Everyone is invited to attend.