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Photo Feature: Arizona Air Guardsmen welcomed home from Iraq

Tech. Sgt. Ernesto Marquez is welcomed home after a five-month deployment to Iraq, June 7. Family and friends celebrated the return of 29 security forces Airmen assigned to the 162nd Fighter Wing at Tucson International Airport. (Air Force photo by Maj. Gabe Johnson)

Tech. Sgt. Ernesto Marquez is welcomed home after a five-month deployment to Iraq, June 7. Family and friends celebrated the return of 29 security forces Airmen assigned to the 162nd Fighter Wing at Tucson International Airport. (Air Force photo by Maj. Gabe Johnson)

(From the right) Barb Gavre, Col. Karen Bence and Brig. Gen. Greg Stroud decorate the baggage claim at Tucson International Airport to help welcome home redeploying Guardsmen after a five-month deployment to Iraq, June 6. Family and friends celebrated the return of 29 security forces Airmen assigned to the 162nd Fighter Wing at Tucson International Airport. (Air Force photo by Maj. Gabe Johnson)

(From the right) Barb Gavre, Col. Karen Bence and Brig. Gen. Greg Stroud decorate the baggage claim at Tucson International Airport to help welcome home redeploying Guardsmen after a five-month deployment to Iraq, June 6. Family and friends celebrated the return of 29 security forces Airmen assigned to the 162nd Fighter Wing at Tucson International Airport. (Air Force photo by Maj. Gabe Johnson)

Staff Sgt. Boradel Medrano is welcomed home after a five-month deployment to Iraq, June 6. Family and friends celebrated the return of 29 security forces Airmen assigned to the 162nd Fighter Wing at Tucson International Airport. (Air Force photo by Maj. Gabe Johnson)

Staff Sgt. Boradel Medrano is welcomed home after a five-month deployment to Iraq, June 6. Family and friends celebrated the return of 29 security forces Airmen assigned to the 162nd Fighter Wing at Tucson International Airport. (Air Force photo by Maj. Gabe Johnson)

Staff Sgt. Melissa Ballesteros is welcomed home after a five-month deployment to Iraq, June 6. Family and friends celebrated the return of 29 security forces Airmen assigned to the 162nd Fighter Wing at Tucson International Airport. (Air Force photo by Maj. Gabe Johnson)

Staff Sgt. Melissa Ballesteros is welcomed home after a five-month deployment to Iraq, June 6. Family and friends celebrated the return of 29 security forces Airmen assigned to the 162nd Fighter Wing at Tucson International Airport. (Air Force photo by Maj. Gabe Johnson)

Senior Airman Leticia Torres is welcomed home after a five-month deployment to Iraq, June 6. Family and friends celebrated the return of 29 security forces Airmen assigned to the 162nd Fighter Wing at Tucson International Airport. (Air Force photo by Maj. Gabe Johnson)

Senior Airman Leticia Torres is welcomed home after a five-month deployment to Iraq, June 6. Family and friends celebrated the return of 29 security forces Airmen assigned to the 162nd Fighter Wing at Tucson International Airport. (Air Force photo by Maj. Gabe Johnson)

Senior Airman Francisco Rodriguez is welcomed home after a five-month deployment to Iraq, June 6. Family and friends celebrated the return of 29 security forces Airmen assigned to the 162nd Fighter Wing at Tucson International Airport. (Air Force photo by Maj. Gabe Johnson)

Senior Airman Francisco Rodriguez is welcomed home after a five-month deployment to Iraq, June 6. Family and friends celebrated the return of 29 security forces Airmen assigned to the 162nd Fighter Wing at Tucson International Airport. (Air Force photo by Maj. Gabe Johnson)

Staff Sgt. Patricia Pacheco is welcomed home after a five-month deployment to Iraq, June 7. Family and friends celebrated the return of 29 security forces Airmen assigned to the 162nd Fighter Wing at Tucson International Airport. (Air Force photo by Maj. Gabe Johnson)

Staff Sgt. Patricia Pacheco is welcomed home after a five-month deployment to Iraq, June 7. Family and friends celebrated the return of 29 security forces Airmen assigned to the 162nd Fighter Wing at Tucson International Airport. (Air Force photo by Maj. Gabe Johnson)

Staff Sgt. Jonathan Morphew is welcomed home after a five-month deployment to Iraq, June 7. Family and friends celebrated the return of 29 security forces Airmen assigned to the 162nd Fighter Wing at Tucson International Airport. (Air Force photo by Maj. Gabe Johnson)

Staff Sgt. Jonathan Morphew is welcomed home after a five-month deployment to Iraq, June 7. Family and friends celebrated the return of 29 security forces Airmen assigned to the 162nd Fighter Wing at Tucson International Airport. (Air Force photo by Maj. Gabe Johnson)

1st Lt. Ben Swope is welcomed home after a five-month deployment to Iraq, June 7. Family and friends celebrated the return of 29 security forces Airmen assigned to the 162nd Fighter Wing at Tucson International Airport. (Air Force photo by Maj. Gabe Johnson)

1st Lt. Ben Swope is welcomed home after a five-month deployment to Iraq, June 7. Family and friends celebrated the return of 29 security forces Airmen assigned to the 162nd Fighter Wing at Tucson International Airport. (Air Force photo by Maj. Gabe Johnson)

Staff Sgt. Jonathan Morphew is welcomed home after a five-month deployment to Iraq, June 7. Family and friends celebrated the return of 29 security forces Airmen assigned to the 162nd Fighter Wing at Tucson International Airport. (Air Force photo by Maj. Gabe Johnson)
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Staff Sgt. Jonathan Morphew is welcomed home after a five-month deployment to Iraq, June 7. Family and friends celebrated the return of 29 security forces Airmen assigned to the 162nd Fighter Wing at Tucson International Airport. (Air Force photo by Maj. Gabe Johnson)

Tech. Sgt.  Michael Royval is welcomed home after a five-month deployment to Iraq, June 6. Family and friends celebrated the return of 29 security forces Airmen assigned to the 162nd Fighter Wing at Tucson International Airport. (Air Force photo by Maj. Gabe Johnson)
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Tech. Sgt. Michael Royval is welcomed home after a five-month deployment to Iraq, June 6. Family and friends celebrated the return of 29 security forces Airmen assigned to the 162nd Fighter Wing at Tucson International Airport. (Air Force photo by Maj. Gabe Johnson)

Tech. Sgt.  Michael Royval is welcomed home after a five-month deployment to Iraq, June 6. Family and friends celebrated the return of 29 security forces Airmen assigned to the 162nd Fighter Wing at Tucson International Airport. (Air Force photo by Maj. Gabe Johnson)
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Tech. Sgt. Michael Royval is welcomed home after a five-month deployment to Iraq, June 6. Family and friends celebrated the return of 29 security forces Airmen assigned to the 162nd Fighter Wing at Tucson International Airport. (Air Force photo by Maj. Gabe Johnson)

Tucson, Ariz. -- Family and friends celebrated the return of 29 security forces Airmen assigned to the 162nd Fighter Wing at Tucson International Airport, June 6-7. The Arizona Air Guardmen were deployed to Iraq on a five-month tour.

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