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October 10, 2013

Members from the 55th ECG return home

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Senior Airman Sivan Veazie
355th Fighter Wing Public Affairs
(U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Sivan Veazie)
Capt. Steven Mount, 43rd Electronic Combat Squadron assistant flight commander, kisses his wife upon returning from a deployment Oct. 7. The 55th ECG Airmen returned from a combat deployment in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.

Members from the 55th Electronic Combat Group welcomed home deployed squadron members, Oct. 7.

The 11 ECG Airmen returned from a combat deployment in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.  While deployed, members of the 55th operated an EC-130H Commando Solo aircraft.

The Airmen were deployed for three months, but to family and friends, it seemed like a lifetime.

“While our squadron has been continuously deployed for over 10 years, it’s always a pleasure to welcome home our deployed Airmen and participate in their reunions with family, friends and loved ones,” said Lt. Col. Arvid E. Opry, 43rd Electronic Combat Squadron commander.




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