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Washington Air National Guardsmen Return To Fairchild Today From Afghanistan

FAIRCHILD A.F.B. - Airmen from the 141st Air Refueling Wing return to Fairchild today following a six-month deployment to Afghanistan.

The 31 members of the 141st Civil Engineer Squadron were stationed throughout the country to various installations, outposts and provincial reconstruction teams.

Their primary mission was to build and improve temporary facilities for Airmen, Soldiers, Sailors and Marines stationed there. In addition Team Fairchild Airmen worked directly with local Afghan leaders to help their communities build necessary infrastructure, like roads, schools and water wells.

The Washington National Guard Facebook page hosts several pictures from the unit's time in Afghanistan.

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