More than 200 local Marines to return home after yearlong deployment to Afghanistan
Marines based at MCAS Miramar
Last Updated: 84 days ago
SAN DIEGO - More than 200 Marines with the 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing (MAW) will return home Monday following a yearlong deployment to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.
The MCAS Miramar-based Marines will be welcomed on the flight line at a homecoming ceremony at 8 a.m.
The 3rd MAW was the aviation combat element for Regional Command-Southwest, where it provided close air support, air assault and transportation for troops in southern Afghanistan.
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