Members of the Everett-based Coast Guard Port Security Unit 313 returned home after a nine-month deployment to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, in a homecoming celebration at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in Seattle.
“Kennedy's dad was gone on a six-month appointment for the United States Navy. We surprised Kennedy on her last day of school.” – Mikel Siphaxay
Returning home from deployment one soldier gets to welcome a new family member into his life, seeing her in person and finally able to touch her for the first time.
Dania Bandas has done this four times. She's waited for her husband to return from deployment. Each time she's nervous like the first time. She waits with her daughter Taylor Estrella, and her four-year-old son, Nikol...
Waiting for the 76th Airlift Squadron to return from a deployment to Kabul, Afghanistan families prepare to greet their Soldiers. One loving aboard a C-20 is greeted it a kiss from his adoring wife.