Marine Corps

June 28, 2012

Don’t cry wolf, the Blacksheep are back

Photo by Pfc. Uriel Avendano

Marine Attack Squadron 214 Marines arrive back to Marine Corps Air Station Yuma safely after a seven-month deployment aboard the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit on June 21.

Cpl. Vincent Augustus, operations Marine, Marine Attack Squadron 214, holds his neice, Kayleigh, after a seven-month deployment aboard the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit on June 21.

Cpl. Aaron Potter, avionics technician, Marine Attack Squadron 214 and New Lebanon, Ohio native, waits to welcome home his friends after their seven-month deployment. “I’m excited. My family and I hold a special place for them in our lives,” said Potter. “They are both a once in a lifetime kind of friend. It is like we are welcoming home my brothers.”

Sgt. Austin Maher, Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron 13 ordnance, stopped to give his wife Brandi another kiss after a seven-month deployment.

Lance Cpl. Shawn Donnelly, Marine Attack Squadron 214 avionics technician, kisses his son after a seven-month deployment.

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