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Cheers and tears as nearly 300 Ft. Campbell soldiers come home early

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An early welcome home for nearly 300 soldiers.

They arrived at Ft. Campbell Wednesday to the cheers and tears of families and loved ones.

The soldiers were returning from deployment to Afghanistan.

This group represents the third time in recent months in which soldiers 187th Infantry Regiment, or the Rakkasans, have returned home early from deployment.

They completed seven of the nine months originally scheduled.

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