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Associated Press, Published August 09 2012

ND National Guard soldiers return from Kuwait

WAHPETON, N.D. — About 160 North Dakota National Guard soldiers who served a year in the Middle East are back on American soil.

The Guard says the members of the Wahpeton-based 188th Engineer Company arrived at Fort Bliss, Texas, on Wednesday. They will return to North Dakota after going through the demobilization process, which will take more than a week.

The soldiers are from nearly 70 communities across North Dakota and into Minnesota. They deployed to Kuwait last August.

Copyright 2012 The Associated Press.