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19 National Guard Soldiers Home Safe From Afghanistan

19 National Guard Soldiers Home Safe From Afghanistan

By Nancy Simpson. CREATED Aug 29, 2013

19 soldiers with the Missouri National Guard's 169-th Aviation MEDEVAC are home safe after serving nearly a year in Afghanistan.

The soldiers moved over 500 patients during their mission, many times under direct, hostile fire.

The coming home ceremony was at the old airport in north Springfield.

 

 

Nancy Simpson

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With a passion for news, Nancy has worked at KTTS for 15 years. Awarded Best Newscast from Missouri Broadcasters Association and recipient of the Edward R. Murrow Award for Investigative Reporting