180th Fighter Wing Welcome Home Airmen From Deployment

The 180th Fighter Wing, of the Ohio Air National Guard, officially welcomed home members following a recent Air Expeditionary Force deployment, during a ceremony at the wing Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013. The members returned home in the early morning hours Sat., July 13, 2013, after a nearly two and half month deployment to Africa and Jordan. While deployed, 180th Fighter Wing members conducted flying operations on the African continent in support of combat readiness and security of maritime vessels, aircraft, detachments and personnel for regional and combatant command requirements. While serving in Djibouti, Africa, 180th Fighter Wing members and aircraft were tasked to forward deploy to Muwaffaq Salti AB, in Azraq, Jordan as part of Exercise Eager Lion. Eager Lion is a recurring, multinational exercise designed to strengthen military-to-military relationships and enhances regional security and stability by responding to modern day scenarios. (U.S. Air National Guard Photo by Staff Sgt. Amber Williams / Released).

PHOTO BY: Staff Sgt. Amber Williams Released.
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