Late-night flights were bringing National Guard soldiers who served in Iraq and Afghanistan back home to North Dakota and Minnesota.
The Minnesota National Guard says one of the top leaders of the Duluth-based 148th Fighter Wing has been sacked.
More Minnesota troops are returning home from Afghanistan.
153 Minnesota National Guard Soldiers returned to Minnesota following their 12-month deployment in support of Operation Enduring Freedom on Wednesday. (With Video of Troops Returning)