KALAMAZOO, Mich – The men and women of the 507th Engineer Battalion out of Kalamazoo has just returned home. Their flight landed this afternoon at the Kalamazoo/ Battle Creek International Airport.
160 local soldiers were deployed for 10 months in Afghanistan, the battalion assisted with route clearing operations to make sure travel routes were clear.
They will then head to Portage Central High School for a homecoming event at 3:30pm. The event is open to the public.