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Another Marine Homecoming Today At MCAS Miramar

3rd MAW (Forward) homecoming on Feb. 25.
3rd MAW (Forward) homecoming on Feb. 25.

Another homecoming today at MCAS Miramar. More than 200 Marines from the 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing (Forward) returned home this morning after a year-long deployment in Southern Afghanistan.

According to a Miramar news release, the Marines of the 3rd MAW (Forward) spent their time in Afghanistan as the aviation combat element for Regional Command-Southwest. The Marines provided "close air support, air assault and transportation for International Security Assistance Force-Afghanistan troops."

Welcome home!