OKOLONA – The Okolona National Guard, 858 Horizontal Company, is back. The group arrived at Camp Shelby on Wednesday evening and made it back to Okolona today. The unit was deployed July 17, 2009, as a detachment of the Calhoun City unit and has spent the last year serving in Iraq.
The Family Support Group in Okolona is planning a welcome home event for September. Stacy Jones of FSG said plans are being made now.
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