National Guard troops return home after deployment

National Guard troops return home after deployment
At least 100 soldiers with the 39th Infantry Brigade of the Arkansas National Guard returned home Friday from a nine-month deployment in Kosovo. (Source: Major W. B. Phillips II/U.S. Army National Guard)

LITTLE ROCK, AR (KAIT/KATV) - At least 100 soldiers with the 39th Infantry Brigade Combat Team with the Arkansas National Guard arrived back in the United States Friday after spending nine months deployed in Kosovo.

According to Little Rock television station KATV, the soldiers landed in Little Rock late Friday to a hero's welcome.

The soldiers served with the multinational headquarters for peacekeeping forces in Kosovo, National Guard officials said on their Facebook page.

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