More than 140 soldiers from the Minnesota National Guard are scheduled to return to the state next week. Soldiers from the 114th Transportation Company return after a nine-month deployment to Afghanistan.
The final wave of soldiers from the 147th Human Resource Company are set to come home on Sunday.
There has yet to be a local parade to thank American soldiers for their service. That’ll change with the Twin Cities Heroes Parade beginning at 11 a.m. on Saturday, and heading down Nicollet Mall. A flyover will take place at 11:30 a.m.