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Airmen return home to family, friends after Afghanistan deployment

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An airman hugs his wife and child. An airman hugs his wife and child.
JOINT BASE CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) -

Fifteen airmen from the 38th Aerial Port Squadron returned to Charleston Thursday morning after serving six months in Afghanistan.

The Air Force Reserve Aerial Port members were deployed to Kandahar. They were responsible for cargo and passenger operations in the region. Their duties included loading and unloading cargo and managing troop movements in and out of surrounding countries.

Airmen arrived at Charleston International Airport just before 11 a.m. to be welcomed home by family, friends, and other military members.

Another 25 airmen will return over the next few days, according to Joint Base Charleston.

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