Mississippi Guardsmen return from Afghanistan

CAMP SHELBY, MS (WDAM) - More than 100 Mississippi National Guardsmen from a Lucedale-based unit are back home in the Magnolia State after serving our country in Afghanistan.

Members of the 287th Engineering Company are demobilizing at Camp Shelby after a year's deployment, 10 months of which were spent clearing roads of improvised explosive devices in Afganistan's Paktia Province.

The company arrived at Shelby late Monday night.

The 287th mobilized for their deployment at Fort McCoy, Wisconsin. @

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