Members of the New Jersey National Guard returning home from deployment to Washington bumped elbows with Gov. Phil Murphy as they got off buses at the Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst on Wednesday afternoon.

New Jersey sent 550 members in response to the insurrection at the Capitol on Jan. 6 and they remained there for nearly a month.

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