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1st ESPCS returns from deployment
PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – Brig. Gen. Kevin Wooton, director of communications and information at Headquarters Air Force Space Command, accepts the American flag that signifies “mission complete” from Maj. David Ransom, 4th Space Control Squadron operations officer (right), and welcomes back the members of the 1st Expeditionary Space Control Squadron from southwest Asia Dec. 19, 2014. The squadron is a 21st Space Wing expeditionary unit that has been deployed in support of Operation Enduring Freedom since 2009 with the mission of providing space situational awareness and defensive space control operations in support of U.S. Central Command. The squadron’s operations provided around the clock protection to U.S. and allied satellite communication links. The homecoming marked the end of a successful five-year mission supported by more than 150 men and women of the 21st Space Wing, and was a testament to the vital role space operations play in providing global support to the warfighter. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Rose Gudex)

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Photo by: Airman st Class Rose Gudex |  VIRIN: 141219-F-SV792-068.JPG

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