The second wave of National Guard soldiers are coming home today (Wednesday).  There are 219 soldiers from the 1st Brigade Combat Team 34th Infantry that are returning to the state.

A bus will drop off soldiers from Central Minnesota at the St. Cloud Armory at 11:15 a.m. this morning.

On Sunday 215 soldiers returned home, after serving a year in Iraq.  Nearly 3,000 Minnesota National Guard soldiers will come home over the next few weeks.

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