INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) - Nearly 200 National Guard troops are back in Indiana afterserving overseas in Afghanistan.
The group came home to Stout Field around 12:30 a.m. Friday.
They're all part of Task Force Cyclone, and they had just onehour with family before heading to demobilization at CampAtterbury.
“I’m so glad to be home again to serve my communityand to spend some real time with my family,” said Master Sgt.John Plasse.
Plasse is the Chief of Police in Terre Haute and has been awayfor the past year. This was his second tour.
The 171 soldiers are all from the Kentucky and Indiana NationalGuard.
Their main focus was to partner with Afghan leaders to improvesecurity.
“The first thing I’m going to do is have a big steakand corn on the cob with my family,” said James Simmons.
After a few days at demobilization, the troops will return totheir family.
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