Plans are in place to welcome home National Guardsmen attached to the 367th Maintenance Company of Philadelphia and DeKalb.
Members are expected to arrive in both towns late Wednesday morning.
Well-wishers are asked to line Main Mtreet and Hwy. 16 West in Philadelphia at 11:30 a.m. to welcome the soldiers who have been serving in the Middle East.
DeKalb is hosting a similar welcome for the troops between the anticipated arrival between 11:00 a.m. and 12 noon Wednesday. Unit members will be escorted through downtown DeKalb.
Brief services will be held for the soldiers and their families at each respective armory after the parades.