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153rd Airlift Wing returns nearly 100 Airmen from overseas deployment

One of four U.S. Air Force C-130H aircraft assigned to the 153rd Airlift Wing, Wyoming Air National Guard returns to Cheyenne after a successful deployment to Southwest Asia, Mar. 5, 2015. Four Wyoming and two West Virginia aircraft provided combat airlift in support Operation Freedom's Sentinal and moved 3,140 personnel and 2,370 tons of cargo to various destinations in the region. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Charles Delano)

One of four U.S. Air Force C-130H aircraft assigned to the 153rd Airlift Wing, Wyoming Air National Guard returns to Cheyenne after a successful deployment to Southwest Asia, Mar. 5, 2015. Four Wyoming and two West Virginia aircraft provided combat airlift in support Operation Freedom's Sentinal and moved 3,140 personnel and 2,370 tons of cargo to various destinations in the region. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Charles Delano)

U.S. Air Force Capt. Jeff Stanek, navigator assigned to the 153rd Airlift Wing, Wyoming Air National Guard is greeted by Bridget Brown, Hubble, and Sterling upon return from a successful deployment to Southwest Asia, Mar. 5, 2015. Stanek provided combat airlift in support Operation Freedom's Sentinal aboard one of four C-130H Hercules aircraft which provided movement of 3,140 personnel and 2,370 tons of cargo to various destinations in the region. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Charles Delano)

U.S. Air Force Capt. Jeff Stanek, navigator assigned to the 153rd Airlift Wing, Wyoming Air National Guard is greeted by Bridget Brown, Hubble, and Sterling upon return from a successful deployment to Southwest Asia, Mar. 5, 2015. Stanek provided combat airlift in support Operation Freedom's Sentinal aboard one of four C-130H Hercules aircraft which provided movement of 3,140 personnel and 2,370 tons of cargo to various destinations in the region. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Charles Delano)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Hannah Richardson, pneudraulics mechanic assigned to the 153rd Airlift Wing, Wyoming Air National Guard is greeted by Kaylee Lemburg and Axel upon return from a successful deployment to Southwest Asia, Mar. 5, 2015. Richardson provided maintenance support for four C-130H Hercules aircraft which provided combat airlift of 3,140 personnel and 2,370 tons of cargo to various destinations in the region. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Charles Delano)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Hannah Richardson, pneudraulics mechanic assigned to the 153rd Airlift Wing, Wyoming Air National Guard is greeted by Kaylee Lemburg and Axel upon return from a successful deployment to Southwest Asia, Mar. 5, 2015. Richardson provided maintenance support for four C-130H Hercules aircraft which provided combat airlift of 3,140 personnel and 2,370 tons of cargo to various destinations in the region. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Charles Delano)

Cheyenne, Wyoming -- Nearly 100 members of the 153rd Airlift Wing, Wyoming Air National Guard, are now home with their families following a recent deployment to Southwest Asia. The final plane returned home last week.

Airmen successfully provided combat airlift support, logistics, maintenance and medical support as part of Operations Enduring Freedom and Freedom's Sentinel.

The deployment included the use of four 153rd Airlift Wing C-130H Hercules aircraft and two aircraft from the West Virginia Air National Guard. In total, Wyoming Air Guard crews flew 649 sorties, equaling 1,310 flying hours, while delivering 3,140 personnel and 2,370 tons of cargo to various destinations in Afghanistan, Iraq, the Persian Gulf region, as well as the Horn of Africa.