Troops return home after 9-month mission

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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WCIA) — Troops with the 3637th Maintenance Company of the Illinois National Guard, based in Springfield, returned home Wednesday.

The nine-month deployment in support of Operation Spartan Shield started in September 2017.

The primary location of the mission was Camp Buehring, Kuwait, but other teams were sent to six locations in Kuwait, Jordan, Syria and Egypt. The more than 130 troops included soldiers from around the state. 

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