Wisconsin National Guard troops return home
MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Lots of cheers, homemade signs, and hugs greeted 350 soldiers home from the Wisconsin National Guard on Friday.
Their plane landed at the 128th air refueling wing after a nine-month deployment to the Middle East.
One soldier we spoke with says he couldn't be happier to return home.
"My father Daniel has been a staunch supporter in me being deployed, sending countless care packages, checking in on me during the holidays, he's always been a great morale booster," Oconomowoc National Guard Soldier Brandon Berg said.
"It's great to have him home. Second time we've gone through this. Our oldest son is a marine. It's not the first rodeo, but it's great to have him home and have him home safe," Berg's father Daniel said.
During their deployment, soldiers helped defeat ISIS and trained with troops from other middle eastern countries.