Happy Hooligans welcome home Services Airmen

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  • By Capt. Penny Ripperger
  • 119th Wing Public Affairs
The 119th Wing, N.D. Air National Guard will welcome six Airmen returning home from United Arab Emirates on Tuesday at approximately 12:21 p.m. on NW FLT #3645 at Hector International Airport.

Tech.Sgt. Samantha Clarke, Moorhead, Minn., Tech.Sgt. Terry Moser, Crookston, Minn., Staff Sgt. Lezlee Pihlgren, Moorhead, and Senior Airman Mandy Herrmann, Moorhead, deployed to Al Dhafra Air Base, UAE in September 2008.

Staff Sgt. Jessica Clark, Fargo, and Senior Airman Kaila Margheim, Valley City, N.D., deployed to the same air base in November 2008.

Staff Sgt. Kurt Siegert, Fargo, volunteered to extend his deployment approximately two months and remains in UAE.

The Airmen are part of the 119th Wing Services Flight. Services personnel are responsible for critical support positions consisting of food service, lodging, mortuary affairs, fitness and morale, welfare and recreation (MWR) activities.

Specifically, the deployed Airmen served in various positions within the base Community Activities Center and the Flight-Line Dining Facility Administration Center.

The public is invited to show their appreciation by cheering home the Airmen at the airport.

For more information about this press release, please contact Capt. 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 returning home
When: Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2009, NW Flight #3645 at 12:21 pm
Where: Hector International Airport