Tech. Sgt. Richard Giroux, of Warwick, a member of the 282nd Combat Communications Squadron in North Smithfield, gets reacquainted with his 3 year-old son Max upon returning home from Afghanistan Tuesday. (Photo by Ernest A. Brown)
NORTH SMITHFIELD â€“ They missed the holidays with their families while completing a mission in Afghanistan, but 10 members of the 282nd Combat Communications Squadron wore only smiles on Tuesday as they returned to their R.I. Air National Guard base off Old Oxford Road and were welcomed home by their excited and thankful families and friends. Read the full story in Wednesday's Call.