FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) - About 300 members of the Fort Wayne-based 122nd Fighter Wing of the Indiana Air National Guard have returned from a three-month deployment at the Kandahar international air base in Afghanistan.
More than 200 relatives and friends greeted them Friday at the Fort Wayne Air National Guard Base after a flight from Pease Air National Guard Base in New Hampshire. One held a sign saying, "I've waited 106 days for this moment ... Welcome Home Daddy!"
The deployed contingent comprises about a third of the fighter wing. It was the wing's largest deployment since 2016.
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