RAPID CITY- Gov. Dennis Daugaard and Maj. Gen. Tim Reisch welcomed home members of a Rapid City-based Army National Guard unit Tuesday morning.

KOTA television reports that the 935th Support Battalion returned home to the Black Hills on Monday night.

The unit spent 10 months in Kuwait providing aviation maintenance and repair support to the 35th Combat Aviation Brigade

Daagaurd says soldiers and airmen put their lives on the line, and it's important for those in government and the private sector to express their appreciation.

Staff Sgt. Shawn Jensen says he's looking forward to getting back to mowing the lawn and sitting on his deck.

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