Air Force mom home from Qatar met with screams and kisses

Monday was like Christmas for two students in Falcon School District 49, who got a big surprise when their mom, U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Bethany Anderson-Burrs, returned a few weeks early from a seven-month deployment at Al Udeid Air Base in Qatar.

Eliana Burrs, a third grader at Meridian Ranch Elementary School, and Eve Burrs, a Falcon Middle School seventh-grader, were unexpectedly reunited with their mother after lunch Monday, during what was billed as an event featuring “a guest artist with world-wide experience.”

Instead, loud applause, hugs, screams and kisses were the order of the day.

Bethany Anderson-Burrs is with Peterson Air Force Base’s 21st Space Wing, 4th Space Control Squadron. She was to have

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