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Military Families Reunite In Worcester

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144 members of the National Guard returned to Massachusetts from Afghanistan.

144 members of the National Guard returned to Massachusetts from Afghanistan.

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WORCESTER (CBS) – Waving American flags, and wearing big smiles, military families reunited in Worcester.

144 members of the National Guard returned home Friday.

The troops are part of the 181st Infantry.

WBZ-TV’s Karen Anderson reports

They have been serving in Afghanistan for the past year, providing security for a base in Kabul.

“It’s exciting, it’s exhilarating it’s good to be home,” said one soldier.

More than 600 National Guard members will return to Massachusetts by next week.

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