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SALT LAKE CITY -- After 60 long days away, more than 100 airmen are back home on Utah soil.
Members of the Utah Air National Guard's 151st Air Refueling Wing stepped off a plane this afternoon and into the arms of anxious family and friends.
The airmen were stationed at a base in Turkey. Their unit was in charge of refueling U.S. aircraft there.
Though it was a short deployment, for many family members it seemed like a very long time.
Teanna Hermansen welcomed her husband home today. She said, "He left when she [their daughter] was about 2 1/2 months old, and she's just about 5 months now, so we are definitely glad that Dad is home!"
Virginia Nelson said, "It's awesome. We've really missed him. He's missed a lot, so it's really good to have him back."
The airmen we spoke to already have big plans. One told us he can't wait to go turkey hunting.