National Guard troops return home for holidays
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About 115 soldiers from the New York Army National Guard's 27th Infantry Brigade combat team -- including about 16 from the Hudson Valley -- returned home for the holidays early Thursday. Most of the soldiers had been serving in Kuwait.
Spc. Marco Nunes said he was eager to return home for the holidays.
"It's the only thing I've wanted," he said.
The soldiers had spent a week being...