A homecoming parade will be held on Tuesday for Rome`s National Guard troop, Company A. The unit which is part of the Calhoun-based 108th Cavalry, which returned to Georgia earlier this week will be back in town beween 1 and 1:30 pm. A procession will take the warriors past the East Rome Wal-Mart to Dean Street, Turner McCall Boulevard, down Broad Street to Second Avenue to Redmond Circle, then out to the Rome bypass to the back entrance of the armory on Wilshire Road.

A small ceremony will be planned at the armory.

Calhoun is also planning a ceremony Tuesday that will take the soldiers from the old Justin Dodge location down US 41, through downtown West Line Street and finally back at the armory.

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