Air Force

April 12, 2013

354th FS and 355th MXG return home from deployment

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U.S. Air Force photos by Senior Airman Saphfire Cook

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Air Force members wait in a hangar with “Welcome Home” signs for the return of deployed Desert Lightning Team members on the flightline. The deployment included members of the 354th Fighter Squadron and 355th Maintenance Group, who were deployed for six months to Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan.

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U.S. Air Force members of the 354th Fighter Squadron and 355th Maintenance Group returning home from deployment shake hands with varied base leadership on the flightline here Tuesday. More than 300 Airmen returned home from support operations in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.

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Ashley Wadsack looks through the crowd in search of U.S Air Force Staff Sgt. Dane Dye, 355th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, during the deployment of members of the 354th Fighter Squadron and 355th Maintenance Group on the flightline. Friends and family gathered to welcome home members of these units, who were assigned to Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan for six months where they flew and maintained the A-10 Thunderbolt II in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.

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Senior Airman Edmund Lee, 354th Aircraft Maintenance Unit, reunites with his daughter on the flightline here Tuesday. Members of the 354th Fighter Squadron and 355th Maintenance Group returned from a six-month deployment to Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.




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