Updated: 12/21/2013 8:03 AM
Created: 12/21/2013 7:57 AM KSTP.com
By: Cassie Hart
140 soldiers from the Minnesota National Guard are set to return home after an eight-month deployment to Afghanistan on Sunday .
The unit cleared mine fields, repaired roads, deconstructed non-essential bases and built a resiliency center, gym and multiple guard towers.
The soldiers are part of the 850th Horizontal Engineer Company.
There will be a welcome home celebration at Cambridge-Isanti High School Sunday at noon.