188th Return Oct. 17, 2012
Date: 10/17/2012 Album ID: 1551909
Photos by Rachel Rodemann
A10 pilots and airmen with the 188th Fighter Wing return to Fort Smith Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012, after deployment to Afghanistan
188th Fighter Wing pilot Keith Brown hugs his wife Camila Brown, and children, John and Ana Brown after returning from an overseas mission and deplaning at the Arkansas Air National Guard in Fort Smith, Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012.
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Channing Likens hugs her father, 188th Fighter Wing Staff Sgt., Justin Likens after he returned from an overseas deployment Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012.
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Brian Burger with the 188th Fighter Wing of the Arkansas Air National Guard laughs as he discusses the high morale of the troops on their most recent deployment, after returning to Fort Smith Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012.
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Brian Burger with the 188th Fighter Wing of the Arkansas Air National Guard laughs prepares to deplane after returning to Fort Smith from an overseas deployment Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012.
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Rachel Rodemann  Times Record Emilee Cooley wipes her eyes as her husband, Matt Cooley runs his fingers through his 8 month-old son, Dean's hair, after returning from an overseas mission and deplaning at the Arkansas Air National Guard in Fort Smith, Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012.
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Rachel Rodemann  Times Record Emilee Cooley smiles as her husband, Matt Cooley watches his 8 month-old son, Dean's, after returning from an overseas mission and deplaning at the Arkansas Air National Guard in Fort Smith, Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012.
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Rachel Rodemann  Times Record Major Justin Lewis with the 188th Fighter Wing kisses his son Bryce's injured finger, while his wife, Sarah Lewis holds his son Evan and smiles. Lewis, a pilot, returned Wednesday from an overseas mission and deplaned at the Arkansas Air National Guard in Fort Smith.
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Rachel Rodemann  Times Record Major Justin Lewis with the 188th Fighter Wing hugs his wife, Sarah Lewis after he returned Wednesday from an overseas mission and deplaned at the Arkansas Air National Guard in Fort Smith.
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Rachel Rodemann  Times Record Jamy Gentry catches her breath after seeing her husband, Major Jeremiah Gentry, who returned Wednesday from an overseas mission and deplaned at the Arkansas Air National Guard in Fort Smith, Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012.
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Jeremiah Gentry with the 188ht Fighter Wing of the Air National Guard holds his daughter, Josianne up to the side of the plane he flew during his deployment, after returning to Fort Smith Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012.
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188th Fighter Wing pilot Marty Dahlem hugs his sons Bryson and Braden after returning to Fort Smith from an overseas mission, Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012.
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Landon Hetherington laughs as his son, Leyton kisses his cheek, after he returned Wednesday from an overseas deployment with the 188th Fighter Wing of the Arkansas Air National Guard.
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Rachel Rodemann Times Record Staff Sgt. Melanie Amos and her cousin Emalee Copeland laugh after Amos arrived back Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012, after a deployment with the 188th Fighter Wing of the Air National Guard.
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Rachel Rodemann Times Record Family and friends of the 188th Fighter Wing of the Arkansas Air National Guard cheer as a bus of Staff Sgts. is driven to the hangar after returning from an overseas deployment, Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012.
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