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1109th TASMG comes home

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Aubrielle Girard, 6, and her dad, Josh Remondi of Sprague wait with the crowd for 100 members of the 1109th Theater Aviation Sustainment Maintenance Group (TASMG) of Groton to arrive at the National Guard aviation maintenance facility in Groton Saturday, April 27, 2013 after being gone since June 2012 supporting four Combat Aviation Brigades in Southwest Asia and several in Kuwait and Afghanistan. Girard and Remondi were waiting to welcome home Remondi's sister, Sgt. Kendall Remondi of Montville.

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Staff Sgt. Michelle Lyons of Plainfield receives hugs from her children, Dillon, 9, top left, Shae, 4, lower left, and Jayden, 7, right, while her husband Jason Lyons, far right, along with family and friends look on soon after she returned with fellow members of the 1109th Theater Aviation Sustainment Maintenance Group (TASMG) of Groton returned to the National Guard aviation maintenance facility in Groton Saturday, April 27, 2013. The group had been gone since June 2012 supporting four Combat Aviation Brigades in Southwest Asia and several in Kuwait and Afghanistan.

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The crowd of family and friends cheer as the three buses carrying 100 members of the 1109th Theater Aviation Sustainment Maintenance Group (TASMG) of Groton return to the National Guard aviation maintenance facility in Groton Saturday, April 27, 2013 after being gone since June 2012 supporting four Combat Aviation Brigades in Southwest Asia and several in Kuwait and Afghanistan.

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Family and friends of Master Sgt. Tanya Deppin cheer as the three buses carrying 100 members of the 1109th Theater Aviation Sustainment Maintenance Group (TASMG) of Groton return to the National Guard aviation maintenance facility in Groton Saturday, April 27, 2013 after being gone since June 2012 supporting four Combat Aviation Brigades in Southwest Asia and several in Kuwait and Afghanistan.

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Sgt. Luis Montes is greeted by his girlfriend, Shiobhan Cancel, both of Meriden soon after his return with fellow members of the 1109th Theater Aviation Sustainment Maintenance Group (TASMG) of Groton to the National Guard aviation maintenance facility in Groton Saturday, April 27, 2013. The group had been gone since June 2012 supporting four Combat Aviation Brigades in Southwest Asia and several in Kuwait and Afghanistan.

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