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Charleston reservists return home after more than 6 months in Afghanistan

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Family and friends hold signs to welcome members of the 38th Aerial Port Squadron return to the Charleston International airport from a 6-month deployment to Afghanistan. Family and friends hold signs to welcome members of the 38th Aerial Port Squadron return to the Charleston International airport from a 6-month deployment to Afghanistan.

More than 40 Airmen from the 38th Aerial Port Squadron will return to Charleston today after a six month deployment to Afghanistan.

The Air Force Reserve Aerial Port members were deployed to Kandahar, Afghanistan and were responsible for cargo and passenger operations within the region. Their duties included loading and unloading cargo and managing troop movements in and out of the surrounding countries.

The Airmen will be returning in small waves over the next week. Fifteen Airmen will be returning Thursday morning.

The Airmen will be flying into the Charleston International Airport at 10:50 AM at terminal A.

They will be welcomed home by family, friends and other military members.

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