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Neighbors Growing Together | Sep 23, 2014

Homecoming ceremony Saturday for returning soldiers

By Associated Press | Nov 19, 2013

OTTUMWA — The public is invited to attend a homecoming ceremony for an Ottumwa-based Iowa Army National Guard unit that has been serving in Afghanistan.

The ceremony will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday at the Evans Middle School gym in Ottumwa.

They’ll mark the return of soldiers mobilized from the 833rd Engineer Company with a mission of removing physical obstacles, identifying and reducing minefields and bombs, constructing protective positions and other duties.

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