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219th Security Forces Squadron Members Return to Minot

Twelve members of the 219th Security Forces Squadron returned home to the Minot International Airport, Minot, N.D., upon completion of their six-month deployment to southwest Asia Feb. 2, 2018.

Chief Master Sgt. Mike Schreiner, the 219th Security Forces Squadron manager, North Dakota Air National Guard, left, shakes hands with Staff Sgt. Derek Trom, who is also of the 219th Security Forces Squadron, as he greets him home to Minot International Airport, Minot, N.D., upon his completion of a six-month deployment to southwest Asia Feb. 2, 2018. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Master Sgt. David H. Lipp)

Twelve members of the 219th Security Forces Squadron returned home to the Minot International Airport, Minot, N.D., upon completion of their six-month deployment to southwest Asia Feb. 2, 2018.

219th Security Forces members, North Dakota Air National Guard, Staff Sgt. Shareen Mendiola, in red pants, anxiously rushes to her family as Staff Sgt. Jacob Faith, wearing burgandy sweatshirt, and Tech. Sgt. Joshua Wheeler follow behind her as they are offered homecoming greetings by Lt. Col. Tad Schauer, the 219th Security Forces Squadron commander, who is shaking hands with Faith, and Chief Master Sgt. Mike Schreiner, the 219th Security Forces Squadron Superintendent, upon their return from a six-month deployment to southwest Asia Feb. 2, 2018. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Master Sgt. David H. Lipp)

Twelve members of the 219th Security Forces Squadron returned home to the Minot International Airport, Minot, N.D., upon completion of their six-month deployment to southwest Asia Feb. 2, 2018.

Staff Sgt. Shareen Mendiola, of the 219th Security Forces Squadron, North Dakota Air National Guard, left, is greeted with hugs from her family at Minot International Airport, Minot, N.D., as she returns home from a six-month deployment to southwest Asia Feb. 2, 2018. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Master Sgt. David H. Lipp)

Twelve members of the 219th Security Forces Squadron returned home to the Minot International Airport, Minot, N.D., upon completion of their six-month deployment to southwest Asia Feb. 2, 2018.

Senior Airman Luke Grzeskowiak, of the 219th Security Forces Squadron, North Dakota Air National Guard, gets a hug from his mother as she greets him at Minot International Airport, Minot, N.D., upon his completion of a six-month deployment to southwest Asia Feb. 2, 2018. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Master Sgt. David H. Lipp)

Twelve members of the 219th Security Forces Squadron returned home to the Minot International Airport, Minot, N.D., upon completion of their six-month deployment to southwest Asia Feb. 2, 2018.

Master Sgt. Jacob Zumbo, of the 219th Security Forces Squadron, North Dakota Air National Guard, in uniform, gives a short homecoming briefing to returning Airmen in his unit as they arrive at Minot International Airport, Minot, N.D., upon completion of their six-month deployment to southwest Asia Feb. 2, 2018. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Master Sgt. David H. Lipp)

Minot Air Force Base, N.D. -- Twelve members of the 219th Security Forces Squadron returned to North Dakota Friday. The Airmen, who are members of the 219th Security Forces Squadron, are home after completing a six-month overseas deployment to southwest Asia.
The Airmen provided force protection and installation security at their deployed location while supporting current U.S. operations. They are part of the nearly 150 Happy Hooligans who deployed in 2017, which was the unit’s largest deployment since the Korean War.
Leadership from the 219th Security Forces Squadron, as well as other fellow Hooligans, were in attendance to greet the returning Airmen with their families as they arrived at Minot International Airport Friday afternoon.
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