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Photos courtesy of Morris Sun Tribune Josh Brummond (front center) marched in formation with the solders from the 1-151 Field Artillery "Charlie" Battery during a welcome home ceremony at the University of Minnesota Morris PE Center Saturday.

Welcome home, soldiers: Charlie Battery troops, including two from Alexandria area, return from Kuwait

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It was a homecoming to remember.

After nearly a year of communicating with his wife and loved ones only through letters, phone calls and e-mails, Josh Brummond of Alexandria had the chance to hug them Saturday.

He was among the 120 soldiers from the 1-151 Field Artillery "Charlie" Battery that returned to Minnesota Saturday.

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Al Edenloff
Al Edenloff is the news and opinion page editor for the Echo Press. He was born in Alexandria and lived most of his childhood in Parkers Prairie. He graduated with honors from Moorhead State University with a degree in mass communications, print journalism. He interned at the Echo Press in the summer of 1983 and was hired a year later as a sports reporter. He also worked as a news reporter/photographer. Al is a four-time winner of the Minnesota Newspaper Association's Herman Roe Award, which honors excellence in editorial writing.  
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