Happy Hooligans welcome home Firemen

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  • By Capt Penny Ripperger
  • 119th Wing Public Affairs
The 119th Wing, N.D. Air National Guard will welcome two Airmen returning home from Iraq on Saturday at approximately 2:11 p.m. on Northwest Flight #3639 at Hector International Airport. 

Staff Sgt. Chris Pieper, Fargo, and Senior Airman Jason Dewar, Moorhead, are firefighters with the 119th Civil Engineer Squadron. The Airmen deployed to Baghdad, Iraq in October 2008. 

The military fire department is responsible for all aircraft emergencies that occur within the station's response area. In addition, the fire department is also responsible for structural responses, hazardous material releases, medical responses, mass casualties and confined space rescue. 

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: Saturday, Feb. 21, 2009, Northwest Flight #3639 at 2:11 pm
Where: Hector International Airport