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74th EFS returns from deployment

A photo of two Airmen talking

Chief Master Sgt. Jimmy Wilfong, right, 23d Wing command chief, talks with Chief Master Sgt. Raul Lopez, 74th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron, June 10, 2020, at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia. Approximately 300 members assigned to the 74th EFS returned from deployment June 10-12. The 74th EFS, which consisted of personnel from the 23d Fighter Group and 23d Maintenance Group, were deployed as a part of Operation Freedom Sentinel. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Taryn Butler)

A photo of Airmen applauding Airmen returning from a deployment

Airmen assigned to the 23d Wing applaud Airmen with the 74th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron June 10, 2020, at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia. Approximately 300 members assigned to the 74th EFS returned from deployment June 10-12. The 74th EFS, which consisted of personnel from the 23d Fighter Group and 23d Maintenance Group, were deployed as a part of Operation Freedom Sentinel. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Taryn Butler)

A photo of Airmen deplaning

Airmen assigned to the 74th Expeditionary Squadron return from a deployment June 10, 2020, at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia. Approximately 300 members assigned to the 74th EFS returned from deployment June 10-12. The 74th EFS, which consisted of personnel from the 23d Fighter Group and 23d Maintenance Group, were deployed as a part of Operation Freedom Sentinel. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Taryn Butler)

A photo of the 23d Wing commander and command chief talking to Airmen returning from a deployment

Col. Dan Walls, right, 23d Wing commander, speaks to Airmen assigned to the 74th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron June 10, 2020, at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia. Approximately 300 members assigned to the 74th EFS returned from deployment June 10-12. The 74th EFS, which consisted of personnel from the 23d Fighter Group and 23d Maintenance Group, were deployed as a part of Operation Freedom Sentinel. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Taryn Butler)

A photo of Airmen waiting for Airmen to deplane

Airmen assigned the 23d Wing wait for Airmen assigned to the 74th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron to deplane June 10, 2020, at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia. Approximately 300 members assigned to the 74th EFS returned from deployment June 10-12. The 74th EFS, which consisted of personnel from the 23d Fighter Group and 23d Maintenance Group, were deployed as a part of Operation Freedom Sentinel. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Taryn Butler)

An Airman assigned to the 23d Maintenance Group reunites with family after a 5-month deployment June 10, 2020 at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia. Approximately 300 members assigned to the 74th EFS returned from deployment June 10-12. The 74th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron, which consisted of personnel from the 23d Fighter Group and 23d Maintenance Group, were deployed as a part of Operation Freedom Sentinel. (U.S. Air Force photo by 2nd Lt. Kaylin P. Hankerson)

An Airman assigned to the 23d Maintenance Group reunites with family after a 5-month deployment June 10, 2020 at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia. Approximately 300 members assigned to the 74th EFS returned from deployment June 10-12. The 74th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron, which consisted of personnel from the 23d Fighter Group and 23d Maintenance Group, were deployed as a part of Operation Freedom Sentinel. (U.S. Air Force photo by 2nd Lt. Kaylin P. Hankerson)

An Airman assigned to the 74th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron embraces his family after a 5-month deployment June 10, 2020, at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia. Approximately 300 members assigned to the 74th EFS returned from deployment June 10-12. The 74th EFS, which consisted of personnel from the 23d Fighter Group and 23d Maintenance Group, were deployed as a part of Operation Freedom Sentinel. (U.S. Air Force photo by 2nd Lt. Kaylin P. Hankerson)

An Airman assigned to the 74th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron embraces his family after a 5-month deployment June 10, 2020, at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia. Approximately 300 members assigned to the 74th EFS returned from deployment June 10-12. The 74th EFS, which consisted of personnel from the 23d Fighter Group and 23d Maintenance Group, were deployed as a part of Operation Freedom Sentinel. (U.S. Air Force photo by 2nd Lt. Kaylin P. Hankerson)

An Airman assigned to the 74th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron reunites with his significant other after a 5-month deployment June 10, 2020, at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia. Approximately 300 members assigned to the 74th EFS returned from deployment June 10-12. The 74th EFS, which consisted of personnel from the 23d Fighter Group and 23d Maintenance Group, were deployed as a part of Operation Freedom Sentinel. (U.S. Air Force photo by 2nd Lt. Kaylin P. Hankerson)

An Airman assigned to the 74th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron reunites with his significant other after a 5-month deployment June 10, 2020, at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia. Approximately 300 members assigned to the 74th EFS returned from deployment June 10-12. The 74th EFS, which consisted of personnel from the 23d Fighter Group and 23d Maintenance Group, were deployed as a part of Operation Freedom Sentinel. (U.S. Air Force photo by 2nd Lt. Kaylin P. Hankerson)

Lt. Col. Michael Sackenheim, 74th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron commander, completes a post-flight log after returning from a 5-month deployment June 10, 2020, at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia. Approximately 300 members assigned to the 74th EFS returned from deployment June 10-12. The 74th EFS, which consisted of personnel from the 23d Fighter Group and 23d Maintenance Group, were deployed as a part of Operation Freedom Sentinel. (U.S. Air Force photo by 2nd Lt. Kaylin P. Hankerson)

Lt. Col. Michael Sackenheim, 74th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron commander, completes a post-flight log after returning from a 5-month deployment June 10, 2020, at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia. Approximately 300 members assigned to the 74th EFS returned from deployment June 10-12. The 74th EFS, which consisted of personnel from the 23d Fighter Group and 23d Maintenance Group, were deployed as a part of Operation Freedom Sentinel. (U.S. Air Force photo by 2nd Lt. Kaylin P. Hankerson)

The daughter of an Airmen assigned to the 74th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron awaits his return from deployment June 10, 2020, at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia. Approximately 300 members assigned to the 74th EFS returned from deployment June 10-12. The 74th EFS, which consisted of personnel from the 23d Fighter Group and 23d Maintenance Group, were deployed as a part of Operation Freedom Sentinel. (U.S. Air Force photo by 2nd Lt. Kaylin P. Hankerson)
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The daughter of an Airmen assigned to the 74th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron awaits his return from deployment June 10, 2020, at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia. Approximately 300 members assigned to the 74th EFS returned from deployment June 10-12. The 74th EFS, which consisted of personnel from the 23d Fighter Group and 23d Maintenance Group, were deployed as a part of Operation Freedom Sentinel. (U.S. Air Force photo by 2nd Lt. Kaylin P. Hankerson)

A-10C Thunderbolt IIs assigned to the 74th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron taxi on the flightline after returning to homestation from a 5-month deployment June 10, 2020, at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia. Approximately 300 members assigned to the 74th EFS returned from deployment June 10-12. The 74th EFS, which consisted of personnel from the 23d Fighter Group and 23d Maintenance Group, were deployed as a part of Operation Freedom Sentinel. (U.S. Air Force photo by 2nd Lt. Kaylin P. Hankerson)
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A-10C Thunderbolt IIs assigned to the 74th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron taxi on the flightline after returning to homestation from a 5-month deployment June 10, 2020, at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia. Approximately 300 members assigned to the 74th EFS returned from deployment June 10-12. The 74th EFS, which consisted of personnel from the 23d Fighter Group and 23d Maintenance Group, were deployed as a part of Operation Freedom Sentinel. (U.S. Air Force photo by 2nd Lt. Kaylin P. Hankerson)

Lt. Col. Michael Sackenheim, 74th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron commander, waves to onlookers from the cockpit of an A-10C Thunderbolt II after returning from a 5-month deployment June 10, 2020, at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia. Approximately 300 members assigned to the 74th EFS returned from deployment June 10-12. The 74th EFS, which consisted of personnel from the 23d Fighter Group and 23d Maintenance Group, were deployed as a part of Operation Freedom Sentinel. (U.S. Air Force photo by 2nd Lt. Kaylin P. Hankerson)
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Lt. Col. Michael Sackenheim, 74th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron commander, waves to onlookers from the cockpit of an A-10C Thunderbolt II after returning from a 5-month deployment June 10, 2020, at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia. Approximately 300 members assigned to the 74th EFS returned from deployment June 10-12. The 74th EFS, which consisted of personnel from the 23d Fighter Group and 23d Maintenance Group, were deployed as a part of Operation Freedom Sentinel. (U.S. Air Force photo by 2nd Lt. Kaylin P. Hankerson)

Lt. Col. Michael Sackenheim, 74th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron commander, climbs out of an A-10C Thunderbolt II after returning to home-station after a 5-month deployment June 10, 2020, at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia. Approximately 300 members assigned to the 74th EFS returned from deployment June 10-12. The 74th EFS, which consisted of personnel from the 23d Fighter Group and 23d Maintenance Group, were deployed as a part of Operation Freedom Sentinel. (U.S. Air Force photo by 2nd Lt. Kaylin P. Hankerson)
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Lt. Col. Michael Sackenheim, 74th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron commander, climbs out of an A-10C Thunderbolt II after returning to home-station after a 5-month deployment June 10, 2020, at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia. Approximately 300 members assigned to the 74th EFS returned from deployment June 10-12. The 74th EFS, which consisted of personnel from the 23d Fighter Group and 23d Maintenance Group, were deployed as a part of Operation Freedom Sentinel. (U.S. Air Force photo by 2nd Lt. Kaylin P. Hankerson)

A-10C Thunderbolt IIs assigned to the 74th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron fly over the flightline June 10, 2020, at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia. Approximately 300 members assigned to the 74th EFS returned from deployment June 10-12. The 74th EFS, which consisted of personnel from the 23d Fighter Group and 23d Maintenance Group, were deployed as a part of Operation Freedom Sentinel. (U.S. Air Force photo by 2nd Lt. Kaylin P. Hankerson)
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A-10C Thunderbolt IIs assigned to the 74th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron fly over the flightline June 10, 2020, at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia. Approximately 300 members assigned to the 74th EFS returned from deployment June 10-12. The 74th EFS, which consisted of personnel from the 23d Fighter Group and 23d Maintenance Group, were deployed as a part of Operation Freedom Sentinel. (U.S. Air Force photo by 2nd Lt. Kaylin P. Hankerson)

MOODY AIR FORCE BASE, Ga. --