65 From Kansas Guard Returning Home From Kuwait

By: AP (Posted by Josh Mabry)
By: AP (Posted by Josh Mabry)

SALINA, Kan. (AP) _ About 65 Kansas National Guard soldiers are scheduled to return home Sunday after spending a year in Kuwait.

The guard says that a welcoming home ceremony for the 170th Support Maintenance Company is scheduled for Sunday morning at the Salina Airport.

The unit provided security for American citizens, contractors and prominent visitors to Kuwait. The soldiers also supported military security as well.

The 170th is a unit of the 287th Special Troop Battalion based in Hays. The 170th has its headquarters in Norton.


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