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Marines return from tour in Afghanistan

MCAS  MIRAMAR, Calif. — More than 200 Marines with the 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing returned home to Marine Corps Air Station Miramar Monday morning following a yearlong deployment to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.

Miramar-HomecomingThe Marines began filing off of a chartered jetliner at about 7:50 a.m. and were greeted  by family and friends on the flight line at a homecoming ceremony.

While away, the 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing provided close air support, air assault and transportation for ground troops.

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2 Comments to “Marines return from tour in Afghanistan”

    lmbowler said:
    February 25, 2013 at 9:10 AM

    Reblogged this on Bowler's Desk and commented:
    Marines return from tour in Afghanistan

    me109g4 said:
    February 25, 2013 at 9:47 AM

    Welcome home people, and thank you for your service. Now go out and enjoy yourselves for a while.

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