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Vicksburg, MS 04/18/09

Soldiers return home and are honored for their service

VICKSBURG, MS (WLBT) - Hometown heroes are welcomed back after serving overseas.

Soldiers with the 412th Engineer Command were honored Saturday at their headquarters in Vicksburg. The men and women deployed to Iraq last year in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Army Reserve soldiers who took part in the mission earned the title "Warrior Citizen."

Each one was presented with an encased American flag, commemorative coin and certificate for their selfless service to our nation.

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