They’re back! Maintainers, pilots return from Balad
Master Sgt. Ben Ruiz is welcomed home by his wife and son. Family and friends crowded the baggage claim area at Tucson International Airport to welcome home 28 aircraft maintainers and pilots Jan. 24. The Guardsmen volunteered for tours ranging from 8 months to 30 days in duration. (Air National Guard photo by Capt. Gabe Johnson)

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Photo by: Capt. Gabe Johnson |  VIRIN: 090124-F-5001J-008.JPG