166th Airlift Wing Returns to Delaware

Feb 11, 2019

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It was a moment of joy on Sunday in Newark for families who saw more than 200 National Guard Members return home from their overseas deployment.

19 of the service members in the 166th Airlift Wing came from Kent and Sussex Counties.

WBOC reports that during deployment last year in Afghanistan and Iraq one airlift unit flew over 180 evacuation missions.

The television station reports they were considered to be critical and were celebrated by Delaware leaders.