First moments in Missouri

Tech. Sgt. James Register shakes the hand of his commander, Col. Hubie Hegtvedt, after deplaning at Whiteman AFB October 26, before walking to his friends and family. Register was one of more than 300 Airmen to return from a seven-month deployment to Bagram, Afghanistan. The Airmen supported more than 400 requests for assistance from troops in combat, accumulating more than 50,000 rounds and 57,000 pounds of munitions spent. (Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Emily F. Alley)

PHOTO BY: Tech. Sgt. Emily F. Alley
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