Happy Hooligans welcome home Airmen
By Capt Penny Ripperger, 119th Wing Public Affairs
/ Published January 15, 2010
Fargo, N.D. -- The 119th Wing, N.D. Air National Guard will welcome three Airmen returning home from Iraq on Saturday via a United Airlines flight at approximately 11:41 a.m.
Master Sgt. Kip A. Terry, Fargo, and Staff Sgt. Mark B. Paler, West Fargo, deployed to Sather Air Base in Baghdad in August 2009. Both Airmen served as aerospace ground equipment mechanics. Their duties consisted of maintaining and repairing aircraft at the air base.
Senior Airman Gregory S. Peterson, Harvey, N.D., deployed to Sather Air Base in September 2009. His responsibilities included overseeing third country nationals (TCN) working at the air base. A TCN is an employee who is not a citizen of the home or host country.
The three Airmen serve in the Maintenance Squadron of the 119th Wing.
The public is invited to show their appreciation by welcoming them home at the airport.
For more information about this media advisory, please contact Penny Ripperger at 701-451-2194.
For information on current flight times, please call the Hector IAP automated information center at: 701-241-8168.
What: N.D. Air National Guard Airmen return home from Iraq
When: Saturday, Jan. 16, 2010 at 11:41 a.m.
Where: Hector International Airport, Fargo, N.D.