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Download full resolution image 109th ARW returns from Afghanistan Sept 6, 2007

Mission Complete for Air Guard Unit

A young boy runs to greet his father as members of the New York Air National Guard's 109th Airlift Wing return from Afghanistan on Sept. 6, 2007. About 30 members of the wing, based at Stratton Air National Guard Base in Scotia, N.Y. returned from a month-long combat mission in Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. While members of the wing, which specializes in Artic and Antarctic operations, have served in the Global War on Terror since 9/11, this mission as the first time the unit's C-130 aircraft were deployed.

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