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140th Wing Returns from Deployment

An F-16 fighting falcon flies overhead as members of the 140th Wing, Colorado Air National Guard, debark the plane that brought them home to Buckley AFB, Colo. May 15, 2015 after a 3-month deployment to the Republic of Korea. The unit sent the jets and associated personnel to Korea as part of a Theater Security Package, to train with allied partners and strengthen ties with international partners.  (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Master Sgt. John Rohrer)

An F-16 fighting falcon flies overhead as members of the 140th Wing, Colorado Air National Guard, debark the plane that brought them home to Buckley AFB, Colo. May 15, 2015 after a 3-month deployment to the Republic of Korea. The unit sent the jets and associated personnel to Korea as part of a Theater Security Package, to train with allied partners and strengthen ties with international partners. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Master Sgt. John Rohrer)

Family and friends of 140th Wing members anxiously await the arrival of their loved ones at Buckley AFB, Colo. May 15, 2015. Over 200 Airmen from the Colorado Air National Guard unit returned home after being deployed as a Theater Security Package to the Republic of Korea for the past three months. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Master Sgt. John Rohrer)

Family and friends of 140th Wing members anxiously await the arrival of their loved ones at Buckley AFB, Colo. May 15, 2015. Over 200 Airmen from the Colorado Air National Guard unit returned home after being deployed as a Theater Security Package to the Republic of Korea for the past three months. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Master Sgt. John Rohrer)

Family and friends of 140th Wing members greet their loved ones with big hugs at Buckley AFB, Colo. May 15, 2015. Over 200 Airmen from the Colorado Air National Guard unit returned home after being deployed as a Theater Security Package to the Republic of Korea for the past three months. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Master Sgt. John Rohrer)

Family and friends of 140th Wing members greet their loved ones with big hugs at Buckley AFB, Colo. May 15, 2015. Over 200 Airmen from the Colorado Air National Guard unit returned home after being deployed as a Theater Security Package to the Republic of Korea for the past three months. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Master Sgt. John Rohrer)

Lt. Col. Craig Wolf, an F-16 pilot with the 120th Fighter Squadron, 140th Wing, embraces his wife and daughter at Buckley AFB, Colo. May 15, 2015 after returning home from a 3-month deployment to the Republic of Korea. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Master Sgt. John Rohrer)

Lt. Col. Craig Wolf, an F-16 pilot with the 120th Fighter Squadron, 140th Wing, embraces his wife and daughter at Buckley AFB, Colo. May 15, 2015 after returning home from a 3-month deployment to the Republic of Korea. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Master Sgt. John Rohrer)

U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcons from the 120th Fighter Squadron, Colorado Air National Guard, return home to Buckley Air Force Base, Colo., after a deployment to the Republic of Korea, May 19, 2015. Integrating with other U.S. Air Force members, flying daily training mission and providing a Theater Security Package for the past 90 days, this return home marks the completion of the seventh deployment for the "Redeyes" of the 120th FS along with the 140th Wing since Sept. 11, 2001. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by: Tech. Sgt. Wolfram M. Stumpf/RELEASED)

U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcons from the 120th Fighter Squadron, Colorado Air National Guard, return home to Buckley Air Force Base, Colo., after a deployment to the Republic of Korea, May 19, 2015. Integrating with other U.S. Air Force members, flying daily training mission and providing a Theater Security Package for the past 90 days, this return home marks the completion of the seventh deployment for the "Redeyes" of the 120th FS along with the 140th Wing since Sept. 11, 2001. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by: Tech. Sgt. Wolfram M. Stumpf/RELEASED)

U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Kurt Tongren waives to his family as he taxis an F-16 Fighting Falcon from the 120th Fighter Squadron, Colorado Air National Guard, at Buckley Air Force Base, Colo., after a deployment to the Republic of Korea, May 19, 2015. Integrating with other U.S. Air Force members, flying daily training mission and providing a Theater Security Package for the past 90 days, this return home marks the completion of the seventh deployment for the "Redeyes" of the 120th FS along with the 140th Wing since Sept. 11, 2001. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by: Tech. Sgt. Wolfram M. Stumpf/RELEASED)

U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Kurt Tongren waives to his family as he taxis an F-16 Fighting Falcon from the 120th Fighter Squadron, Colorado Air National Guard, at Buckley Air Force Base, Colo., after a deployment to the Republic of Korea, May 19, 2015. Integrating with other U.S. Air Force members, flying daily training mission and providing a Theater Security Package for the past 90 days, this return home marks the completion of the seventh deployment for the "Redeyes" of the 120th FS along with the 140th Wing since Sept. 11, 2001. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by: Tech. Sgt. Wolfram M. Stumpf/RELEASED)

U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Kurt Tongren???s kids hold up welcome home signs as he taxis in an F-16 Fighting Falcon from the 120th Fighter Squadron, Colorado Air National Guard, at Buckley Air Force Base, Colo., after a deployment to the Republic of Korea, May 19, 2015. Integrating with other U.S. Air Force members, flying daily training mission and providing a Theater Security Package for the past 90 days, this return home marks the completion of the seventh deployment for the "Redeyes" of the 120th FS along with the 140th Wing since Sept. 11, 2001. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by: Tech. Sgt. Wolfram M. Stumpf/RELEASED)

U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Kurt Tongren???s kids hold up welcome home signs as he taxis in an F-16 Fighting Falcon from the 120th Fighter Squadron, Colorado Air National Guard, at Buckley Air Force Base, Colo., after a deployment to the Republic of Korea, May 19, 2015. Integrating with other U.S. Air Force members, flying daily training mission and providing a Theater Security Package for the past 90 days, this return home marks the completion of the seventh deployment for the "Redeyes" of the 120th FS along with the 140th Wing since Sept. 11, 2001. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by: Tech. Sgt. Wolfram M. Stumpf/RELEASED)

U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcons from the 120th Fighter Squadron, Colorado Air National Guard, return home to Buckley Air Force Base, Colo., after a deployment to the Republic of Korea, May 19, 2015. Integrating with other U.S. Air Force members, flying daily training mission and providing a Theater Security Package for the past 90 days, this return home marks the completion of the seventh deployment for the "Redeyes" of the 120th FS along with the 140th Wing since Sept. 11, 2001. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by: Tech. Sgt. Wolfram M. Stumpf/RELEASED)

U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcons from the 120th Fighter Squadron, Colorado Air National Guard, return home to Buckley Air Force Base, Colo., after a deployment to the Republic of Korea, May 19, 2015. Integrating with other U.S. Air Force members, flying daily training mission and providing a Theater Security Package for the past 90 days, this return home marks the completion of the seventh deployment for the "Redeyes" of the 120th FS along with the 140th Wing since Sept. 11, 2001. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by: Tech. Sgt. Wolfram M. Stumpf/RELEASED)

U.S. Air Force Capt. Frank Prokop, 120th Fighter Squadron, Colorado Air National Guard, greets his wife, Olivia, and 2-year-old daughter, Kaia, at Buckley Air Force Base, Aurora, Colo., upon his return from a deployment to the Republic of Korea, May 19, 2015. Integrating with other U.S. Air Force members, flying daily training mission and providing a Theater Security Package with COANG F-16 Fighting Falcons for the past 90 days, this return home marks the completion of the seventh deployment for the "Redeyes" of the 120th FS along with the 140th Wing since Sept. 11, 2001. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by: Tech. Sgt. Wolfram M. Stumpf/RELEASED)

U.S. Air Force Capt. Frank Prokop, 120th Fighter Squadron, Colorado Air National Guard, greets his wife, Olivia, and 2-year-old daughter, Kaia, at Buckley Air Force Base, Aurora, Colo., upon his return from a deployment to the Republic of Korea, May 19, 2015. Integrating with other U.S. Air Force members, flying daily training mission and providing a Theater Security Package with COANG F-16 Fighting Falcons for the past 90 days, this return home marks the completion of the seventh deployment for the "Redeyes" of the 120th FS along with the 140th Wing since Sept. 11, 2001. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by: Tech. Sgt. Wolfram M. Stumpf/RELEASED)

U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Kurt Tongren???s family welcomes him home after landing an F-16 Fighting Falcon from the 120th Fighter Squadron, Colorado Air National Guard, at Buckley Air Force Base, Colo., upon his return from a deployment to the Republic of Korea, May 19, 2015. Integrating with other U.S. Air Force members, flying daily training mission and providing a Theater Security Package for the past 90 days, this return home marks the completion of the seventh deployment for the "Redeyes" of the 120th FS along with the 140th Wing since Sept. 11, 2001. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by: Tech. Sgt. Wolfram M. Stumpf/RELEASED)
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U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Kurt Tongren???s family welcomes him home after landing an F-16 Fighting Falcon from the 120th Fighter Squadron, Colorado Air National Guard, at Buckley Air Force Base, Colo., upon his return from a deployment to the Republic of Korea, May 19, 2015. Integrating with other U.S. Air Force members, flying daily training mission and providing a Theater Security Package for the past 90 days, this return home marks the completion of the seventh deployment for the "Redeyes" of the 120th FS along with the 140th Wing since Sept. 11, 2001. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by: Tech. Sgt. Wolfram M. Stumpf/RELEASED)

U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Kurt Tongren???s family welcomes him home after landing an F-16 Fighting Falcon from the 120th Fighter Squadron, Colorado Air National Guard, at Buckley Air Force Base, Colo., upon his return from a deployment to the Republic of Korea, May 19, 2015. Integrating with other U.S. Air Force members, flying daily training mission and providing a Theater Security Package for the past 90 days, this return home marks the completion of the seventh deployment for the "Redeyes" of the 120th FS along with the 140th Wing since Sept. 11, 2001. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by: Tech. Sgt. Wolfram M. Stumpf/RELEASED)
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U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Kurt Tongren???s family welcomes him home after landing an F-16 Fighting Falcon from the 120th Fighter Squadron, Colorado Air National Guard, at Buckley Air Force Base, Colo., upon his return from a deployment to the Republic of Korea, May 19, 2015. Integrating with other U.S. Air Force members, flying daily training mission and providing a Theater Security Package for the past 90 days, this return home marks the completion of the seventh deployment for the "Redeyes" of the 120th FS along with the 140th Wing since Sept. 11, 2001. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by: Tech. Sgt. Wolfram M. Stumpf/RELEASED)

Friends and family welcome back the 120th Fighter Squadron, F-16 Fighting Falcon pilots with the Colorado Air National Guard, at Buckley Air Force Base, Aurora, Colo., after as they return home from a deployment to the Republic of Korea, May 19, 2015. Integrating with other U.S. Air Force members, flying daily training mission and providing a Theater Security Package for the past 90 days, this return home marks the completion of the seventh deployment for the "Redeyes" of the 120th FS along with the 140th Wing since Sept. 11, 2001. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by: Tech. Sgt. Wolfram M. Stumpf/RELEASED)
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Friends and family welcome back the 120th Fighter Squadron, F-16 Fighting Falcon pilots with the Colorado Air National Guard, at Buckley Air Force Base, Aurora, Colo., after as they return home from a deployment to the Republic of Korea, May 19, 2015. Integrating with other U.S. Air Force members, flying daily training mission and providing a Theater Security Package for the past 90 days, this return home marks the completion of the seventh deployment for the "Redeyes" of the 120th FS along with the 140th Wing since Sept. 11, 2001. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by: Tech. Sgt. Wolfram M. Stumpf/RELEASED)

U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcons from the 120th Fighter Squadron, Colorado Air National Guard, return home to Buckley Air Force Base, Colo., after a deployment to the Republic of Korea, May 19, 2015. Integrating with other U.S. Air Force members, flying daily training mission and providing a Theater Security Package for the past 90 days, this return home marks the completion of the seventh deployment for the "Redeyes" of the 120th FS along with the 140th Wing since Sept. 11, 2001. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by: Tech. Sgt. Wolfram M. Stumpf/RELEASED)
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U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcons from the 120th Fighter Squadron, Colorado Air National Guard, return home to Buckley Air Force Base, Colo., after a deployment to the Republic of Korea, May 19, 2015. Integrating with other U.S. Air Force members, flying daily training mission and providing a Theater Security Package for the past 90 days, this return home marks the completion of the seventh deployment for the "Redeyes" of the 120th FS along with the 140th Wing since Sept. 11, 2001. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by: Tech. Sgt. Wolfram M. Stumpf/RELEASED)

U.S. Air Force Maj. Brett Berringer's family welcomes him home after landing an F-16 Fighting Falcon from the 120th Fighter Squadron, Colorado Air National Guard, at Buckley Air Force Base, Colo., upon his return from a deployment to the Republic of Korea, May 19, 2015. Integrating with other U.S. Air Force members, flying daily training mission and providing a Theater Security Package for the past 90 days, this return home marks the completion of the seventh deployment for the "Redeyes" of the 120th FS along with the 140th Wing since Sept. 11, 2001. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by: Tech. Sgt. Wolfram M. Stumpf/RELEASED)
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U.S. Air Force Maj. Brett Berringer's family welcomes him home after landing an F-16 Fighting Falcon from the 120th Fighter Squadron, Colorado Air National Guard, at Buckley Air Force Base, Colo., upon his return from a deployment to the Republic of Korea, May 19, 2015. Integrating with other U.S. Air Force members, flying daily training mission and providing a Theater Security Package for the past 90 days, this return home marks the completion of the seventh deployment for the "Redeyes" of the 120th FS along with the 140th Wing since Sept. 11, 2001. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by: Tech. Sgt. Wolfram M. Stumpf/RELEASED)

BUCKLEY AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- On May 15, the 140th Wing, Colorado Air National Guard returned home after providing a Theater Security Package to the Republic of Korea for the past three months. 

While in Korea, the 140th Wing integrated with other U.S. Air Force members and flew daily training missions with F-16C fighter aircraft.

Pilots, maintenance, and intelligence personnel spent many months preparing for this overseas mission and executed it flawlessly over the past 90 days, said Lt. Col. Mitchell Neff, commander, 120th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron.

"This was a very successful deployment that provided our members valuable training and strengthened ties with our allied partners overseas," he said.

Since 1923, the "Redeyes" of the Colorado Air National Guard have served our country's overseas missions to include having deployed seven times since Sept. 11, 2001.

"Every one of these Airmen is willing and eager to serve our Nation when called upon," Neff said.

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