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Welcome home defenders

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif.—Girlfriend of Senior Airman Christopher Rey, 30th Security Forces Squadron patrolman,  stands by a welcome home sign at the 30th SFS building here June 7, 2013. Rey and 10 other defenders returned from a six-month deployment in an undisclosed location in Southeast Asia. (U.S. Air Force photo/2nd Lt. Kaylee Ausbun)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif.—Girlfriend of Senior Airman Christopher Rey, 30th Security Forces Squadron patrolman, stands by a welcome home sign at the 30th SFS building here June 7, 2013. Rey and 10 other defenders returned from a six-month deployment in an undisclosed location in Southeast Asia. (U.S. Air Force photo/2nd Lt. Kaylee Ausbun)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif.— Members of the 30th Security Forces Squadron step off a bus at the 30 SFS building here June 7, 2013. Eleven defenders returned from a six-month deployment in an undisclosed location in Southeast Asia. (U.S. Air Force photo/2nd Lt. Kaylee Ausbun)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif.— Members of the 30th Security Forces Squadron step off a bus at the 30 SFS building here June 7, 2013. Eleven defenders returned from a six-month deployment in an undisclosed location in Southeast Asia. (U.S. Air Force photo/2nd Lt. Kaylee Ausbun)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif.—Tech. Sgt. Eric Bergery, 30th Security Forces Squadron patrolman, hugs his son and daughter immediately after stepping off of a bus outside the 30th Security Forces Squadron building here June 7, 2013. Bergery and 10 other defenders returned from a six-month deployment in an undisclosed location in Southeast Asia. (U.S. Air Force photo/2nd Lt. Kaylee Ausbun)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif.—Tech. Sgt. Eric Bergery, 30th Security Forces Squadron patrolman, hugs his son and daughter immediately after stepping off of a bus outside the 30th Security Forces Squadron building here June 7, 2013. Bergery and 10 other defenders returned from a six-month deployment in an undisclosed location in Southeast Asia. (U.S. Air Force photo/2nd Lt. Kaylee Ausbun)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif.—Friends and family members embrace their Airmen outside the 30th Security Forces Squadron building here June 7, 2013. Eleven defenders returned from a six-month deployment in an undisclosed location in Southeast Asia. (U.S. Air Force photo/2nd Lt. Kaylee Ausbun)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif.—Friends and family members embrace their Airmen outside the 30th Security Forces Squadron building here June 7, 2013. Eleven defenders returned from a six-month deployment in an undisclosed location in Southeast Asia. (U.S. Air Force photo/2nd Lt. Kaylee Ausbun)