U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Mike Stencel from left, the Adjutant General for Oregon, welcome Airmen from the 270th Air Traffic Control Squadron home along with Tobias Reed, the Oregon State Treasurer, Brig. Gen. James Kriesel, the Oregon Air National Guard commander and Chief Master Sgt. Mark McDaniel, the state command chief, Jan. 4, 2019. Fifteen Airmen departed for Al Asad Air Base in Iraq in the Spring of 2018 and returned six months later after performing contingency air traffic control operations. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Jefferson Thompson)