Some 300 local soldiers to return home from Iraq

COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) -- Approximately 300 Active Duty Soldiers will return home Tuesday after a year-long deployment to Iraq.

The Soldiers assigned to the 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, are scheduled to arrive at Lawson Army Airfield this evening.

The group deployed back in October 2009. It's just one of three groups expected this week.