PHOTO: 225 Marines return to Beaufort air station

info@islandpacket.comOctober 31, 2012 

Cpl. Kevin Santiago holds his son for the first time at the Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 251 homecoming at Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort on Wednesday. Two-hundred and twenty-five Marines with VMFA-251, known as the Thunderbolts, served aboard the USS Enterprise on what was thought to be the carrier's final deployment before being decommissioned. The Marines were deployed for eight months as part of Operation Enduring Freedom.

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