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Soldiers On Way Home

Posted by wlpo on August 13, 2009

Thirteen soldiers with a National Guard unit in Pontiac and another 18 soldiers with a Dixon guard unit will have public homecomings today. The homecomings both start at 11. Troops will be at the Pontiac Armory and the Dixon Armory.

The soldiers were sent out last summer to train Afghan Police. One of the member’s of the Dixon unit, Spc. Chester Hosford of Ottawa was killed July 6th when his vehicle was hit by a roadside bomb.

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