Airmen from the 37th Security Forces Squadron assigned to Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, make their way toward baggage claim and their waiting families March 5 at the San Antonio International Airport. Twenty-seven members of the squadron arrived home Monday morning after spending nearly nine months in Iraq conducting detainee operations for captured terrorist insurgents. (USAF photo by Alan Boedeker) (Photo by Alan Boedeker)
Lackland Air Force Base, Texas —
Twenty-seven members from the 37th Security Forces Squadron at Lackland AFB returned home March 5, arriving at San Antonio International Airport.
The troops returned after being deployed for nearly nine months to Camp Bucca, Iraq, where they conducted detainee operations for captured terrorist insurgents in support of Operations Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom.
The squadron received no war-related injuries or deaths during the deployment, according to Senior Master Sgt. Kenneth Simonton, 37th SFS first sergeant.
The 37th SFS members arrived at San Antonio International's Terminal 2 shortly after 9 a.m. on American Airlines.
(Courtesy of the 37th Training Wing Public Affairs Office)