FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. -- After nearly a year in Afghanistan, a group of soldiers returns to the Ozarks this weekend.
A welcome home ceremony will be held Fort Leonard Wood this Saturday at for the 988th Military Police Company, 92nd MP Battalion.
The 70 soldiers left in late November 2011 in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. They were a part of a personal security team charged with the safekeeping of several commanders operating within U.S. Central Command.
The security team is the last of three teams from the 988th MP Company scheduled to return to Fort Leonard Wood this year.
Saturday's ceremony will be held at the Baker Theater on post.