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Aug 23, 2011 8:26 AM by Kate Richards

Troops will return to Fort Carson tomorrow

Soldiers from a Fort Carson bomb-disposal unit are returning from Iraq tomorrow.

A welcome-home ceremony is set Wednesday for the 242nd Explosive Ordnance Battalion.

The troops spent about a year in Iraq. The soldiers performed and directed more than 1,500 missions, including about 850 emergency responses and 350 missions for reports of roadside bombs.

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