Some 700 members of the Minnesota National Guard’s 34th Expeditionary Combat Aviation Brigade have returned home to St. Paul.
In their support role for Operation Spartan Shield in the Middle East, two U.S. and one Coalition service member were killed in Syria earlier this year.
Snow ❄️awaited Soldiers from the 34th Expeditionary Combat Aviation Brigade today as another group reunited with their families after a 10-month deployment to the Middle East in support of Operation Spartan Shield and Operation Inherent Resolve. Welcome Home Red Devils! pic.twitter.com/G6CMp4NVEe
— MN National Guard (@MNNationalGuard) October 19, 2020
The Guard says the remaining soldiers still deployed will return soon.