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Ohio National Guard welcomes home approximately 100 soldiers Tuesday

Ohio National Guard
Posted at 3:06 PM, May 11, 2021
and last updated 2021-05-11 18:16:00-04

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Ohio National Guard welcomed home about 100 soldiers from a year-long deployment Tuesday.

The ceremony was held at 3 p.m. at Fortress Obetz in Obetz, Ohio, located in Franklin County. Watch it in the media player below:

The soldiers are from the Headquarters and Headquarters Company, the 16th Engineer Brigade, located in Columbus.

The 16th Engineer Brigade operates the Joint Task Force 16, which helps civil authorities and provides equipment and personnel for disaster response.

The unit is returning from providing engineer mission command throughout the U.S., Central Command area of responsibility of Operation Spartan Shield, Operation Inherent Resolve and Operation Freedom’s Sentinel.

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