Just in time for veterans day, 200 soldiers who spent the last nine months deployed in the Horn of Africa are now home with their families. Arkansas Army National Guard members from the 1st Battalion, 153rd Infantry Regiment were in Africa supporting operations, exercises and security programs.

“He’s been waiting to see her,” said Haley Miller who welcomed her boyfriend home. Their daughter is about to turn two years old. “It feels really exciting.”

Even better news, these soldiers are home for good as there are no more deployment plans for this troop.