Minnesota National Guard Task Force 1-194 returns to Minnesota

(ABC 6 News) – More than 1000 soldiers from a task force based in Brainerd, Minnesota have returned to Minnesota Wednesday after deploying to the middle east.

Locally several soldiers from Austin, Dodge Center, Kasson, Lyle, and Rochester will be heading to their homes.

Army Lt. Col. Jake Helgestad, the commanding officer who lead our troops on this particular mission went in-depth about their deployment and what’s next for these troops.