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Warm Welcome For Returning Michigan National Guard Unit

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OWOSSO, Mich. (AP) -- A happy homecoming in Shiawassee County today where family and friends welcomed home 153 members of the Michigan National Guard.

The soldiers are part of the 144th Military Police Company.  

The homecoming event took place in the morning at Owosso High School.

The unit spent nine months working in Afghanistan doing base security, Afghan police mentoring and protection of generals, defense department officials and other visitors.