Troops come home!

Posted on April 21st in News

Harney County’s National Guard troops returned home on Sunday, April 18, after serving overseas for a year.  Outside BHS, Spc. Lori Vermillion receives a hug upon her return to Burns on April 18. (Photo by LAUREN BROWN) They were led into town by the Desert Riders, the Burns and Hines fire departments and other law enforcement personnel. A crowd of family and friends greeted the soldiers at Burns High School. “It is really, really good to be home,” said 1Lt. Loren Emang to the crowd that gathered in the BHS gymnasium. “The reason we serve is for our community.” The troops were officially demobilized and embraced by their friends and family members.

2 Responses to “Troops come home!”

  1. Terri Says:

    Thank you Harney Co. for supporting our troops. The patriotism that our country displays makes me proud to be from this community!!! And thanks to the men and women that have served and protected us and our country GOD BLESS you one and all!!

  2. Scott Goodnough Says:

    From one veteran to those returning..God Bless them all, glad they are home safe now.

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