National Guard soldiers from Ripon’s Co. A, 2nd Battalion, 127th Infantry touched down Sunday afternoon at Volk Field in Camp Douglas, Wis., after spending most of 2009 stationed in Iraq. Right, Kathryn McMillan of Ripon hugs her soldier son, Ben, who arrived safely along with his brother, Dan. Below right, Greg Becker of Green Lake welcomes home his son, Nathan.

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